Solid Waste Trends In 2020

January 15, 2020 by  
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Ten years ago, most people thought garbage was boring; even … The post Solid Waste Trends In 2020 appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Maven Moment: Warming Winter Soups

January 15, 2020 by  
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The winter is a wonderful time to make soup. Soup … The post Maven Moment: Warming Winter Soups appeared first on Earth911.com.

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7 Strategies for a Zero-Waste Lunch

August 28, 2017 by  
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A glimpse inside a break room garbage can at work likely reveals an astonishing amount of waste from snacks and lunches. In fact, nearly half of the solid waste stream is comprised of packaging and paper goods, according to As You Sow, and food…

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Not even the president can stop the clean energy economy

November 23, 2016 by  
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Energy independence and the solid business case for renewables are just two reasons.

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Atlas Teams Up With Solid Concepts to Create 3D-Printed Fitness Tracker

March 4, 2014 by  
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3D printing company Solid Concepts recently worked with Austin-based start-up Atlas to develop the world’s first 3D printed fitness tracker. The project represents a unique intersection of many emerging trends, including data collection, wearable technology and 3D printing. The tracker is able to identify your exercises, count reps and sets, and calculate calories burned. Solid Concepts just released a blog post this morning detailing the development of the Atlas fitness tracker – check it out here ! + Atlas Wearables + Solid Concepts Via Solid Concepts Blog The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3d printed fitness tracker , 3D printing , atlas , Atlas Fitness Tracker , Atlas Wearables , Design for Health , fitness tracker , fitness trackers , green design , green gadgets , Solid Concepts , sustainable design        

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Site Pegs How Long Food Really Lasts

March 22, 2013 by  
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Every year, more food reaches landfills than any other solid waste material in the United States, according to the EPA. That equaled over 34 million tons of food waste in 2010 alone. Reducing food waste has several environmental, economic and…

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Site Pegs How Long Food Really Lasts

March 22, 2013 by  
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Every year, more food reaches landfills than any other solid waste material in the United States, according to the EPA. That equaled over 34 million tons of food waste in 2010 alone. Reducing food waste has several environmental, economic and…

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How Much Did We Toss in 2010?

November 18, 2011 by  
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Last year, the average American produced 4.43 pounds of waste per day and recycled and composted 1.51 pounds of that material. That’s according to a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency, which released “Municipal Solid Waste…

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The Hidden Life of Garbage Revealed in Minidocumentary (Video)

February 5, 2010 by  
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Screenshot via Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage Around 23% of the solid waste going to US landfills could be composted. Only around 11% of electronics are recycled…the rest heading to landfill.

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Salvage Montage: A Journey Into A Discarded World

February 5, 2010 by  
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images by Catia Da Silva Adhocism was defined in 1973 by Charles Jencks as “the art of living and doing things ad hoc- using materials at hand, rather than waiting for the perfect moment or “proper” approach. As a principle of design, it begins with everyday improvisations, such as bottles for candle holders and tractor seats on wheels for dining chairs.” Catia Da Silva is a master at adhocism, “incorporating play and experimentation into the design process in hopes of encouraging a resilient model of consumption and industrializa- tion.” An e… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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