How to Serve Holiday Dinner Without Waste

Green Home Blog

How to Serve Holiday Dinner Without Waste. Not only does this represent lost money for the consumer, but food in the garbage is also a waste of energy and water resources. Food waste is an especially important issue around the holidays, when friends and family are coming together to enjoy big helpings of their favorite turkey, vegetables, and pies. Waste not, but enjoy the bounty. The Best Way To Prevent Waste: Plan Ahead.

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Ethical, Zero-Waste, Slavery-Free Fashion from Cambodia.

Elephant Journal

This Cambodian company is the only completely zero-waste fashion company on the market—and that translates to a ton of benefit for the planet.

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This Startup Turns Plastic Waste into Affordable Housing.

Elephant Journal

Mexico ranks 12th in global plastic consumption, leading to a lot of waste. This startup turns waste into building materials—helping reduce extreme poverty.

Making Food Waste Recycling Easy & Convenient is Key

Environmental News Network

There is no question that food waste is a monumental environmental problem and recycling food waste would make a significant dent in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The barrier to food waste recycling isn’t so much about people’s willingness to compost.

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6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space

Hug a Tree with Me

While we may be curbing our footprint by driving less, we are still contributing to un-econess by generating waste and burning massive amounts of energy. 6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space: Recycle Everything: Recycled everything that can be recycled.

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Green Lunches for Schools

Green Home Blog

It’s unfortunate that said schools also need a wakeup call – a call that brings them into the 21 st Century with green banners flying. If they don’t have hope beaten out of them by fellow students who live in equal misery, they soon discover that studying is waste.

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Don’t Shower Shorter to Stop Water Waste. Shower Better!

The Green Samaritan

Green LivingAs part of Energy Action Month, TGS welcomes this guest post by Beth Livingston, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Whether you live on the West Coast or have friends on social media that do, See the full post and more at

Be creative and reduce waste

Green (Living) Review

There are many things that are considered waste and waste products by the majority and the powers-that-be that, in fact, can become the resources for making things we want and need ourselves, or as gifts for family and friends.

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Omani Man Turns Palm Leaf Waste into Paper

Green Prophet

Lacking the necessary raw materials has been a major barrier to any kind of paper industry in Oman, but that could change if a young inventor commercializes his patented palm leaf waste to paper technology. “When one ton of palm leaf waste is burnt, it produces 1.8

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10 Ways to Upcycle your Plastic Waste

Hug a Tree with Me

10 Ways to Upcycle your Plastic Waste: 1. green up your play crafting plastic upcycling Plastic is one of the most used materials in the world, and it is also one of the most polluting. The material gained its popularity due largely to its versatility.

Compare 5 green products with their outdated counterparts

Green Home Blog

Find out how you can act smart, buy smart and go green without losing the convenience you need. As humans, we tend to over consume which creates a lot of waste. There are many simple way to live sustainable in your home.

Newly released EU charter takes aim at global food waste

Green Prophet

The European Charter against food waste was just presented at Milan Expo 2015, two weeks before the end of the six-month-long world’s fair. The project is raising awareness to chronic food waste said Rita Biconne, the project manager of Felcos Umbria, one of the plan’s promoters.

This Supermarket Runs on Its Own Food Waste! ~ Brenna Fischer

Elephant Journal

It seems the UK supermarket chain, Sainsbury''s, has figured out a way to power themselves entirely by their own food waste. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Green WAYLON: Today Only Anaerobic Digestion Recycled Food Waste Sainsbury Sustainable Energy Sustainable Supermarket

Zero Waste Movement: 10 Ways to Join the Party.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Food Green Health & Wellness Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) compost eco eco-conscious recycleDid you know the average American creates four pounds of trash a day? That’s 1,500 pounds of trash a year. Have you ever thought about where it all goes?

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Stating the Green Case: Small Business Advantages

Green Home Blog

Running a small business is hard enough without having to implement green products or additions. However, what many companies do not realize is that by making their organization more green friendly, in turn, promotes good business. Small Business Green Example: Overkill.

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Waste has to stop

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) All waste has to stop and we are the only ones that can do this. We can stop waste and starve the trashcan. While it is true that we will never be able to eliminate all waste, and that aside from human waste; not even our ancestors of old managed to do that, much of it can be eliminated, especially food waste and packaging waste. So, let''s not waste them. Let''s reduce waste by all means possible.

Nonprofit Creates Roofs From Plastic Bottles, Reducing Waste And Creating Jobs At Same Time

Green (Living) Review

Fortunately, one far-too-common material is coming to the rescue for the people of Ecuador, creating green jobs and reducing waste along the way: plastic bottles. Not all roofs are created equal.

Waste to Energy: Corn Husks May Energize Our Future.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Green Featured Today climate change corn husks greenhouse gasses hydrogen fuel reducing emissions A team of scientists at Virginia Tech University have recently found a way to use discarded corn husks and stalks to make an inexpensive, hydrogen fuel that does not produce any emissions of greenhouse gases.

The Taboo of Poo: Preserving the Planet with Human Waste.

Elephant Journal

Join Walk the Talk Show, Thursday, July 17th, at 12 pm MDT, for Waylon''s chat with The Wastewater Gardener, Dr. Mark Nelson, on the nitty-gritty of constructing wetlands from one of the world''s most valuable resources: human waste!

Eleven Ways to Reduce Paper Waste

Green Living Ideas

There are so many EASY ways to reduce paper waste, and we hope to inspire you with our list of 11 ways to reduce paper waste. Reduce the Bills – These are probably the largest contributors to paper waste in our daily lives.

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This Simple Solution to Food Waste has Saved 300 Kilos of Food in 7 Weeks.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Green WAYLON: Today Only food sharing food waste landfill solidarity fridge wastageLet's hope that the Solidarity Fridge becomes a worldwide trend.

5 Basic Changes toward a Zero-Waste Life.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Food Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Z ADMIN Green Featured Today avoid plastic compost eco eco kitchen fabric shopping bags reducing waste zero wasteI was fascinated by the concept that this is her reality and that it is possible: One Mason jar. With all her trash. For one entire year.

How many envelopes wasted?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) How many envelopes from letters and other materials received on a daily basis in our homes and businesses are wasted despite the fact that the backs are clean and thus could be used for notes?


Green (Living) Review

The report, entitled ‘Vision 2020: UK Roadmap to Zero Food Waste to Landfill’ is the culmination of more than two years’ work and sets the framework to achieve a food waste-free future by 2020. food waste food waste to energy waste to energy

£30m food waste recycling facility to be built in Dagenham

Green (Living) Review

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham has given planning consent to ReFood UK for its next major anaerobic digestion plant for food waste. A further £20m is being invested in the new gas-to-grid plant in Widnes, which will be able to take 90,000 tonnes of food waste.

1.3 billion tons of food are wasted globally every year

Green (Living) Review

billion tons of food are being wasted. The fact is that we waste more food than we would need to feed the entire Planet several times over. food waste wasted food waste waste reduction food by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Every year around the world at least 1.3

All supermarkets should do this!

Elephant Journal

A glorious fight against food waste.

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Abu Dhabi Imams Dish Out Sermons on Food Waste

Green Prophet

Imams at mosques across Abu Dhabi recently coordinated on a consistent message to urge people not to waste food. billion tons of food is wasted around the world, an amount equal to total food production in sub-Saharan Africa. Image of food waste from Shutterstock.

“Trashed” Examines Global Waste. {Video} ~ Marcia G. Yerman

Elephant Journal

The important role of film: educating society and bringing difficult subjects to the broadest possible audience.

Don't waste your dandelions

Green (Living) Review

When the leaves get older they get somewhat more bitter and then can be used in the same way as spring greens, best, however, sauteed with garlic.

The Green Sheikh on Ramadan: Waste 2 Food or Food 2 Waste?

Green Prophet

The Green Sheikh appropriately devotes this month’s column to the environmental and social benefits of Ramadan. During my research throughout the years, I have tried to find the statistics of waste generation in our particular region during the holy month, but found no actual figures.

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Dubai’s Waste amongst the Highest in the World

Green Prophet

UAE minister reveals that Dubai is amongst the top producers of waste in the world. Dubai, which is one of the seven emirates of United Arab Emirates, is no stranger to green controversy. Architecture & Urban plastic waste population growth recycling waste waste managment

Curbside Food Waste Collection – A Growing Trend

Environmental News Network

By Debra Atlas, Sierra Club Green Home. Sierra Club Green Home explores a growing trend that creates a viable alternative to this: curbside food waste collection. Already over 160 communities in 16 states have implemented curbside food waste collection programs.

'Reduce waste, buy packaged' crusade looks to bust food waste myths

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A campaign to educate consumers about the role that packaging can play in reducing food waste launched apparently in later summer 2013 to counter negative public perception on the issue. INCPEN, the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment, has launched ''The Good, The Bad and The Spudly'' initiative in response to growing awareness of wasteful food habits, both in the home and throughout the supply chain. food waste green living packaging

Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green

Green Home Blog

Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green. In the whirlwind of holiday shopping, activities, family, cooking and so much more it can easily let your green intentions slip away from you. Save Water – Catering a party, no matter how large or small, can use up to two gallons of water wasted per minute. Keep your holiday energy efficient and as green as you can so come January you can work on your list of resolutions or leftovers or both.

High-Tech Trash Cans to Improve Sustainability

Living Green & Saving Energy

eco-innovation green gadget green products reduce waste High-tech trash cansTrashcans are pretty straightforward: they stand there and collect trash. You remove the bag when it’s full, replace it, and it fills up with garbage again. It’s not exactly the domain of innovation and technology… or is it? Believe it or not, the trashcan is quickly becoming a site of technological advancement. In the years […].

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Alicia Silverstone Shares Tips on Reducing Waste


Though we’ve already posted today about a video she shared on The Kind Life , we couldn’t help but include a great compilation of info that the new mama posted about reducing waste. For the full list of ideas on how to help reduce waste, visit Silverstone’s blog !

Escape to green Goa

Green Traveler Guides

I f your notion is going to Goa for a short green vacation, be forewarned: it’s the Hotel California of India —you may never leave. Add to this rather bleak picture a strong housing boom, dwindling fresh water supplies and inadequate waste-water treatment. Sleeping green.

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The real R's of waste management

Green (Living) Review

Reducing waste to start with and then reuse (and repurposing) never gets a looking in and a mention. The most obvious is to reduce the waste that we produce; the other to reduce our consumption of things we do not really need. Only after all has failed and as a last resort there comes Recycle: Recycling is presented to us as almost the be all and end all of waste management and how we should treat our rubbish but it should never be the fist choice.

Green Deeds: Don't Waste Food, Man (10 Tips)

Green Prophet

A 2008 WRAP Food Waste report stated that British consumers throw away up to 30% of their food; our poor management of food may be a contributing factor. While some cannot afford basic green foods, we cannot afford to waste ours. Do you have green food tips?