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One Man's Trash Is Another Man's Treasure

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 12.05.2016 | Green
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

Here at Schools for Sustainability Inc., we dream of a waste free world. In this world, all food scraps are transformed into nutrient rich compost yielding healthy crops, all aluminum cans are converted into new cans, building facades or bicycles, all plastic bottles are transformed into furniture, clothing, or home décor.

The Cost of Farming: Heading on up

Richard Ha | Posted 12.19.2013 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

Now that the GMO discussion has stabilized, let's move forward. There is a big picture here that is not being discussed. In the coming weeks, I will b...

Humane Society Sues 51 Pork Plants Over Ammonia Emissions

Posted 07.12.2012 | Home

As part of its ongoing campaign to help end the use of commercial gestation crates -- a much maligned practice that involves the confinement of pregna...

Why Pink Slime Needs To Be Treated With Ammonia

Posted 03.26.2012 | Home

Being a supporter of pink slime today must feel a lot like being a star in the sky at 6 o'clock in the morning. As much as you just want to keep on sh...

No More Gross 'Pink Slime' Meat For Students

Posted 03.22.2012 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's schools chancellor says the city will stop serving ammonia-treated ground beef in the fall. Chancellor Dennis Walco...

BP: Come for the Gulf Disaster, Stay for the Great Lakes Pollution

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

British Petroleum didn't just fall out of the sky one day and decide to start polluting the Gulf of Mexico. Oh no, they've been at this a while and their exploits are not confined to destroying important ocean ecosystems with risky, unsafe technology.

Astoria Characters: The World-Wise Window Washer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The secret's in the squeegee. That's what gets windows streak-free, squeaky clean. So says Barry Feirstein, the guy who does windows for a living.

Nitrogen Cycle Rewritten After Discovery Of Tiny Ammonia Eaters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A better understanding of archaea's lifestyle and role in nitrogen cycles not only would rewrite ecology textbooks. It could also have practical appli...

Change. Obama Can Change the Path of Climate Change

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

Do Obama and his building team recognize the extent of change to the planet? And, that there might exist geoengineering solutions as part of the path toward necessary change?