Can this app solve our coffee cup problem?

February 28, 2020 by  
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This article was adapted from the GreenBiz Food Weekly newsletter. Sign up here to receive your own free subscription.This week I want to talk about our coffee cup problem. Nearly two in every three Americans drink coffee, and many of us grab a cup to go. That’s a lot of cups. Because most disposable cups can’t be recycled, it’s also a lot of waste headed to landfill. And that’s just one drink in one country. Worldwide, hundreds of billions of disposable cups end up in landfills every year.

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The complexities of composting

February 24, 2020 by  
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This article is adapted from GreenBiz’s weekly newsletter, Circular Weekly, running Fridays. Subscribe here.These days, recycling gets all the attention. Yet while the world scoffs at global recycling rates and panics at plastic pollution, I often wonder when a similar wave of public outrage will arrive for recycling’s biological counterpart: the humble world of compost. 

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What You Need to Know About Nuclear Power

January 20, 2020 by  
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This article is the fourth in a six-part series that explores … The post What You Need to Know About Nuclear Power appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Australian Bushfires: How Might Smoke Haze Affect You?

January 20, 2020 by  
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The bushfires in Australia are having devastating impact on local … The post Australian Bushfires: How Might Smoke Haze Affect You? appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Earth911 Podast: Net-Zero Prefab Homes From Dvele

January 20, 2020 by  
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Dvele‘s Brandon Weiss has a vision for durable net-zero housing. … The post Earth911 Podast: Net-Zero Prefab Homes From Dvele appeared first on Earth911.com.

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What You Need to Know About Hydropower

January 13, 2020 by  
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$13 trillion: China’s expected construction spending by 2030. Will some go to zero carbon buildings?

November 6, 2019 by  
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This article originally appeared on WRI Insights.China is in the midst of a construction mega-boom.

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As the climate changes, architects and engineers need to design buildings differently

November 6, 2019 by  
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Adaptation doesn’t mean what it used to.

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How the cleanest U.S. cities are progressing toward zero carbon

October 23, 2019 by  
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Shopping Your Values: Buy Local

July 22, 2019 by  
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