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The World’s First Zero Waste Adventure

Posted on Thursday, September 13th, 2018 by

To divert 99 percent or more of all on-trip waste produced as a byproduct of Nat Hab-sponsored trip operations.* •  Refuse  •  Recycle  •  Compost  •  Upcycle  •  Re-Use  • At the end of the trip, the group should be able to fit […]

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How to Make Your Office More Sustainable

Posted on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 by

By Laura Newcomer More and more companies are going green, and they’re enjoying some serious payoffs in the process. For starters, developing an eco-friendly office reduces your company’s eco-footprint and benefits the health of the planet. Beyond these big-picture benefits, implementing sustainability initiatives at the office can also create a healthier workplace, yield significant […]

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Berkeley 3rd-graders sustain no-waste classroom

Posted on Friday, June 15th, 2018 by

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 spreads […]

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Aussie Designer Launches World’s First Zero-Waste Bra

Posted on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 by

If you wear bras, chances are you haven’t thought too much about their environmental impact. But bras can be made from a variety of unsustainable materials, from water-intensive cotton, to spandex, to petroleum-based polyurethane foam for padding. So once they’re tossed, these synthetic fabrics will sit in landfills and take forever to disappear. It’s no wonder Australian […]

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Zero Waste Bistro offers four days of sustainable food and design in NYC

Posted on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 by

Sustainability is on the menu at Zero Waste Bistro, a pop-up dining experience and installation that’s exploring how great design can drastically reduce the problem of restaurant food waste. Launched as part of NYCxDESIGN’s marquee event, WantedDesign Manhattan, the four-day Zero Waste Bistro — open May 19 through May 22, 2018 — is presented by the Finnish […]

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Brussels has an ingenious solution to wasteful takeout containers

Posted on Friday, April 13th, 2018 by

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 brilliant idea that should be adopted by every […]

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Zero-waste town’s brewery & pub is made with recycled materials

Posted on Thursday, November 9th, 2017 by

Known around the world as a zero-waste town, Kamikatsu, Japan has an impressive waste management program that recycles or composts 80 percent of the waste of its residents, with the aim of becoming completely zero-waste by 2020. So it makes sense that one of the town’s latest community-oriented buildings has incorporated this strong recycling and reuse […]

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Zero Waste Daniel Turns Clothing Scraps Into Fashion

Posted on Thursday, August 17th, 2017 by

This clothing line turns fabric scraps into unique pieces of clothing. Daniel Silverstein founded ‘Zero Waste Daniel’, aka ‘ZWD’, to close the gap on the fashion industry’s waste problem – here’s Daniel’s story.

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How a food-tech company is helping restaurants become zero waste kitchens.

Posted on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 by

In the homey dining room at West Oakland’s Brown Sugar Kitchen, servers glide between tables offering refills on coffee while line cooks work in the open kitchen, frying chicken in front of a row of countertop seats. A neighborhood favorite, the restaurant’s warm atmosphere combines owner and chef Tanya Holland’s French culinary training […]

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Environmental Education: Key to Solving Our Waste Problem

Posted on Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 by

  Olumide IDOWU,  Co-Founder of Climate Wednesday and UNISDR Youth Champion for Africa advocates for sustainable education to learn how to manage waste and make a difference in our communities. We live in rapidly evolving societies, so why doesn’t our environmental sensitization adapt/conform to these changes?’’ Williams S. Anarfi explains – environmental education is […]

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