5 Battery Trends That Represent a More Sustainable Future

August 30, 2017 by  
Filed under Eco, Eco Tech

Comments Off on 5 Battery Trends That Represent a More Sustainable Future

When you think about the most eco-friendly items in your home, batteries might not be the first things that come to mind. Even if you have rechargeable batteries for your flashlight and some of your kids’ toys, you probably throw away a…

Go here to read the rest:
5 Battery Trends That Represent a More Sustainable Future

5 Fun Ways to Recycle Your Jeans

February 6, 2017 by  
Filed under Eco

Comments Off on 5 Fun Ways to Recycle Your Jeans

Clothing is probably one of the easiest things to avoid putting in the trash, yet Americans throw away 13 million tons of textiles every year, which is about 85 percent of our clothes. There’s no need for this. Next time you’re staring…

Here is the original:
5 Fun Ways to Recycle Your Jeans

Zero Landfill Status? Yeah, These Brands Have It

August 3, 2015 by  
Filed under Eco

Comments Off on Zero Landfill Status? Yeah, These Brands Have It

Americans throw away 200 million tons of garbage annually, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. However, recycling programs have encouraged U.S. citizens to do their part to reduce waste. In fact, in 2009, there were more than 9,000…

The rest is here:
Zero Landfill Status? Yeah, These Brands Have It

What Food Do We Throw Away the Most? (Infographic)

October 27, 2014 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on What Food Do We Throw Away the Most? (Infographic)

How many times have you bought a bunch of bananas only to have them go brown in a matter of days? And how many times have you thrown away wilted salad? Kitchen designer Noel Dempsey sent over this food waste infographic, which outlines just how much perfectly good food the Irish throw away each year. Even though this particular study addresses the behavior of Irish households, we think it’s globally relevant. For example, one study finds that reducing food waste could feed an additional one billion people . Hit the jump to check out this illuminating infographic about food waste, and let us know in the comments what we can do to prevent this disturbing trend. Read the rest of What Food Do We Throw Away the Most? (Infographic) Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: food thrown away , food waste , infographic , infographic about food waste , ireland food waste , obesity , reader submissions , UK food waste , user generated content , wasting food , world hunger

The rest is here:
What Food Do We Throw Away the Most? (Infographic)

How Ford, Adidas are making climate change work in their favor

January 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on How Ford, Adidas are making climate change work in their favor

Addressing long-term climate change risks offers companies a profitable path forward.

Here is the original post:
How Ford, Adidas are making climate change work in their favor

How Samsung is keeping e-waste from the landfill

January 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on How Samsung is keeping e-waste from the landfill

The South Korean-based electronic company's new Evolution Kit enables TV upgrades without having to throw away the old.

Read the rest here:
How Samsung is keeping e-waste from the landfill

Why brand awareness helps to win sustainability consulting gigs

January 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Why brand awareness helps to win sustainability consulting gigs

New research suggests traditional consulting firms benefit from broad awareness — but specialized expertise still wins engagements.

Continued here:
Why brand awareness helps to win sustainability consulting gigs

Company Turns Expired Groceries into Sustainable Compost

November 12, 2012 by  
Filed under Eco

Comments Off on Company Turns Expired Groceries into Sustainable Compost

It’s estimated that Americans throw away about 40 percent of their food. That totals around $165 million of tossed goods each year, which isn’t just a waste of money – it’s a waste of the energy used to create the food and to properly dispose of…

Here is the original post:
Company Turns Expired Groceries into Sustainable Compost

Made By Hand: Searching for Meaning in a Throw Away World (Book Review)

March 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Made By Hand: Searching for Meaning in a Throw Away World (Book Review)

Photo of tools via fotographix ; Image of book cover via Amazon . Do It Yourself. It’s a phrase that’s been snatched up by mainstream culture through televisions shows, best seller books, and craft store kits.

More here: 
Made By Hand: Searching for Meaning in a Throw Away World (Book Review)

Bad Behavior has blocked 1406 access attempts in the last 7 days.