Turning waste materials into energy is a fantastic way to produce renewable power – but how does it really work? The good news is that the process has been in operation for tens of millions of years – naturally – a variety of bacteria take long-chain hydrocarbons, like sugars, fatty acids and amino acids and […]
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We thought we’d heard it all until we read these: Cheese brine being used in Wisconsin for snow and ice management? Tomato skins being explored as car parts?! Elizabeth Matsangou of The New Economy explores the intersection of food waste and a low-carbon economy.
Upstream Emphasis: Setting the Table for Food Waste Diversion With society’s strong appetite for addressing the issue of food waste, this article focuses on defining the players in urban organic waste streams, and the drivers that lead to organic waste policies and practices. It assumes that all upstream efforts have been made to follow the […]
Everyone always thinks of the springtime as the best time to work outside. While the spring boasts lengthening daylight hours and invigorating fresh breezes, the fall actually provides an ideal time to enhance the soil and provide excellent conditions that will carry over into the following year. These four simple tips mostly focus on the […]
Mothers (and fathers) around the world are known for saying, “Make your bed!” This time of year, we like to interpret that statement as a request to make a raised bed. Here’s an update on that topic with some support and inspiration.