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To the south of the city of Rhodes lies the Bay of Faliraki in the district of Kalithea, a busy tourist resort for holidaymakers worldwide and where the sun shines for ten months of the year. This resort district creates 50 tonnes of waste each day. more

Nov 22, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Every Saturday morning, 10-year-old James Peggs goes to work. more

Oct 18, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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Cartaways, Clugston Reclamation, Leigh Environmental, and A.Smith and Sons (Waste Disposal) Ltd. How did these companies develop across the Black Country and where did they go? more

Oct 12, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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In part two of a three-piece series on the Circular Economy, authors Paul van der Werf @allfoodisfood and Peter Hargreave @phargreave discuss the circular economy, its implications, and its end value. more

Sep 1, 2017 12:00 AM , Features

Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian island’s and between the months of May to October is home to many thousands of tourists. Dealing with waste management on the island is a very important task because of the large volumes of waste produced. more

Aug 20, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Meat and fruit sold in supermarkets can be months old, but a bunch of new startups are getting produce to the dinner table faster with less waste more

Aug 18, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Right now, the European Union doesn't have enough animal feed of its own to nourish livestock, forcing it to bring in supplies from beyond the bloc's borders. more

Aug 17, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Precise weighing of every bit of waste in the furniture giant’s popular cafeterias is designed to create a culture that creates innovative solutions to food scraps. more

Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Academic engineers in Australia are calling on governments and the construction industry to start paving roads with cigarette butts to stop their toxic chemicals leaching into rivers and oceans. more

Aug 14, 2017 12:00 AM Features

This is the start of a three-piece series on the Circular Economy. Authors Paul van der Werf @allfoodisfood and Peter Hargreave @phargreave discuss the circular economy, its implications, and its end value. more

Jul 27, 2017 12:00 AM , Features

Clothing consumption has steadily increased over the last 30 years, to the degree that in 2013 the average consumer in North America purchased 64 garments per year at a rate of 1.2 garments per week. more

Jul 6, 2017 12:00 AM Features

The collection, transportation, processing, and disposal of waste is a costly and time consuming process that uses specialized vehicles and requires high levels of monitoring and management. more

Jul 5, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Bill C-238, a private member’s bill that sets a national strategy for sound management of mercury-containing lamps, has received Royal Assent and is now federal law. more

Jun 26, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Continuing its effort to develop sustainably sourced materials, Ford Motor Co. is evaluating bamboo fiber-reinforced plastics for use in injection molded interior parts like storage bins or side panels on seats. more

Jun 22, 2017 12:00 AM Features

UBC engineers have developed a more resilient type of concrete using recycled tires that could be used for concrete structures like buildings, roads, dams and bridges while reducing landfill waste. more

Jun 16, 2017 12:00 AM Features

The scene is like what you’d see in most any materials recycling facility (MRF): A stream of recyclables comes barreling down a conveyer belt to be separated and diverted to the proper processing areas before being baled and shipped. more

Jun 13, 2017 12:00 AM Features

People used more cups and paper when recycling was an option versus when they had to put them in the trash. Researchers say people's guilt for wasting is overridden by the good feelings for recycling. more

Jun 10, 2017 12:00 AM Features

For the environmentally conscious eater, they are among the most inconvenient truths: Too much food goes to waste. Too much packaging comes with the food. And too much of the packaging is made to last for ages. more

Jun 3, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Thousands of voracious white maggots wiggle frenetically while tearing through trays of leftover meat, vegetables and fruit at an unusual farm in southwest China. more

May 26, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have developed a simple and comprehensive circular economy system for e-waste that may be successful. more

May 20, 2017 12:00 AM Features