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Why And How I'm Trying To Live A Zero Waste Lifestyle

Katherine Ripley | Posted 12.07.2016 | Green
Katherine Ripley

I want you all to take a moment to imagine a world in which weekly trash collection service does not exist. Imagine that no one will come to pick up y...

21 Reasons Why Plastic Bottles Ruin Everything: Recycling Won't Fix It, Zero Waste Will.

Katie Patrick | Posted 11.17.2016 | Green
Katie Patrick

Drinking from plastic bottles has become such an everyday way of life that many people don't even think about what they are made from, or where they r...

Think Outside The Bin

Tony Shumpert | Posted 11.15.2016 | Green
Tony Shumpert

It's becoming second nature to throw food scraps in the compost and empty boxes into the recycle bin. But what about unwanted clothing? There's a resp...

Adding Value through Branded Recycling Solutions

Tom Szaky | Posted 10.25.2016 | Green
Tom Szaky

In a highly competitive marketplace, one of the most significant challenges that companies and major brands face today is distinguishing themselves as...

10 Easy Family Changes Toward Waste Reduction

Audra Rundle | Posted 09.23.2016 | Green
Audra Rundle

Do you ever think about where things go after you throw them away? Really think about it? Do you picture an overflowing landfill, imagine the accompanying nauseating stench, or think about how unnatural and scary the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is?

Zero Waste Cities: At The Forefront Of The Sustainable Development Goals Agenda

Mariel Vilella | Posted 09.15.2016 | World
Mariel Vilella

A call to rethink our relationship with the stuff that we use and discard is fundamental to the sustainability agenda.

It's Time to Give A Sh!rt About Our Clothing Footprint

Tony Shumpert | Posted 08.12.2016 | Green
Tony Shumpert

National Thrift Shop Day probably isn't the first day that comes to mind when you think of reducing your environmental footprint. More likely Earth Da...

Yes, It Is Possible To Live A Zero-Waste Life

The Huffington Post | Paul Josephson | Posted 07.27.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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9 Simple Ways To Reduce Waste In Your Home

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 07.22.2016 | HuffPost Home

Unless you live a zero-waste lifestyle, there is always room for improvement when it comes to taking care of the planet. While the abstract idea of re...

No More Trash In The Bin: Lauren Singer's Zero­-Waste Lifestyle

Raluca Besliu | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Raluca Besliu

Can you imagine fitting all the trash produced over two years in one small jar? While it might seem impossible for the average American, who generates...

Zero Waste Home

Chris Castiglione | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Chris Castiglione

In Zero Waste Home, Bea Johnson shares the story of how she simplified her life by reducing her waste. The book is a how-to guide for reducing as much...

Why California is spreading waste on the prairie

Apolitical | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Apolitical

A groundbreaking farm scheme in California has the potential to cancel out the state's entire commercial and residential carbon emissions - by using w...

Closing the Loop -- Rethinking Reuse for a Circular Economy

Tony Shumpert | Posted 05.12.2016 | Green
Tony Shumpert

Over the last few decades, we've taken great strides to make recycling of paper, bottles and cans second nature in many communities. But what about other items that also are a big part of our daily lives and deserve similar attention?

The Future of Recycling and Premium Recycling Opportunities

Tom Szaky | Posted 02.10.2017 | Green
Tom Szaky

Are consumers and businesses going to pay to recycle the waste they've been throwing away for years?

How Tomorrowland Trashed Today

Colette Brooks | Posted 12.23.2016 | Green
Colette Brooks

As a child of the sixties growing up in Los Angeles, I remember being mesmerized by the GE Carousel of Progress, an attraction in the heart of Tomorro...

Original Unverpackt: Zero Waste (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 07.16.2016 | Green
Crane.tv

Original Unverpackt (Originally Unpackaged) is a Berlin-based supermarket which demonstrates one very simple way we can cut down on the amount of waste we produce in our day to day lives.

World-Class Cities in the Making: 10 Ideas Readily Implementable to Make Cities More Attractive and Dynamic

Tara Heuzé-S. | Posted 05.26.2016 | Travel
Tara Heuzé-S.

As a proud born-and-bred Parisian, as an enthusiastic traveller, as someone who's been living abroad, I must confess that each time I go back home I'm shocked by some archaic features of the City of Lights.

See a Problem, Solve a Problem: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.28.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Zhou Zi Ru is a 15-year-old who has dedicated herself to advocating for harmonious relationships between stray cats and humans in Liaoning, China by procuring food scraps from restauranteurs and feeding her feline friends in centralized locations in order to coax them away from local food vendors.

Cultivating Climate Justice Through Compost: The Story of Hernani

Beverly Bell | Posted 02.09.2015 | Impact
Beverly Bell

Talk about a win-win-win! Jobs, carbon-sequestration, and reduced toxic exposures for farmers and neighbors. For such a humble and ancient practice, composting is a powerful act.

Cultivating Climate Justice: A Tale of Two Cities

Beverly Bell | Posted 02.02.2015 | Green
Beverly Bell

This is part 3 of a four-part article series "Cultivating Climate Justice" which tells the stories of community groups on the frontlines of the pollut...

Cultivating Climate Justice from the Front Lines of the Crisis: The Philippines and Australia

Beverly Bell | Posted 01.24.2015 | Green
Beverly Bell

One of the greatest injustices of climate change is that those who have done the least to cause it -- like the residents of the Philippines hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda -- feel the impacts first and worst through rising sea levels and extreme weather.

Cultivating Climate Justice: Brazilian Workers Leading the Charge Toward Zero Waste

Beverly Bell | Posted 01.18.2015 | World
Beverly Bell

This is part 1 of a four-part article series "Cultivating Climate Justice" which tells the stories of community groups on the frontlines of the pollut...

A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement

Tom Weis | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
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Tom Weis

Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.

Students Are Now Competing Across Continents to Reduce the Most Emissions, and Waste, in Their Schools

Veronique Pittman | Posted 05.22.2014 | Green
Veronique Pittman

What began in 2003 in one school as a campus-wide energy conservation competition to raise awareness about energy consumption is now being used as a successful tool for schools and entire districts to meet strict energy savings targets.

Climate Counts Heads North in Search of Great White Hope

Mike Bellamente | Posted 12.16.2013 | Green
Mike Bellamente

Unless you're living in the Maldives and your island is sinking, it is difficult for subtle changes in weather to motivate people to modify their consumption habits or to vote in a way that may address the problem.