Berkeley 3rd-graders sustain no-waste classroom

  The students of Room 22 are going to change the world, and if they have to dip their index fingers into wet glue for the rest of their lives to make it happen, so be it. “It’s not a big thing to get glue on your fingers,” said Gurpartap Singh Sahi, 8, who...

Brussels has an ingenious solution to wasteful takeout containers

    Do you remember reading about the city of Freiburg, Germany, where local cafes have tackled the issue of coffee cup waste by offering a refundable €1 cup? The cup can be reused up to 400 times and returned to 100 locations around the city. It’s a...

Cockroaches are built for our garbage

  Cockroach have as many genes as humans and are designed to thrive on the mess we make of the planet. (Photo: Thithawat.S/Shutterstock)   In an ever-wasteful world, it’s hard to imagine any living being more better dressed for success than the cockroach....

Maryland could generate electricity from … chicken waste

    CleanBay Renewables is seeking to construct an anaerobic digestion facility in Sussex County, MD, as reported by Delmarva Now. The location would be purposed to process chicken litter into methane. The proposed facility would have a yearly capacity of...