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UK Supermarket To Power Itself With Food Waste

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green

Where does all the leftover food go when the grocery store closes at the end of the day? Maybe it's repurposed somehow or thrown out, but what if it c...

New York City To Heat Thousands Of Homes With Table Scraps

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Here’s an interesting development for New Yorkers to ponder as they don their best “house sweaters...

Food Waste In, Renewable Energy Out: Startup Re-Nuble Is Crowdfunding the Local Green Economy

Josh Garrett | Posted 12.17.2012 | Green
Josh Garrett

As the memories of rationing and victory gardens fade from its collective consciousness, the United States has become a nation of supremely wasteful eaters.

Dog Poo Power Goes Global

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 09.04.2012 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

A couple years ago, artist Matthew Mazzotta's idea of turning dog waste (methane gas) into renewable energy caught the world's attention. Since then, his splendid public awareness campaign of turning dog poo into biogas has inspired others.

Company Plans To Turn Human Waste Into Energy

| Posted 01.06.2012 | Green

By David Wogan (Click here for the original article.) I'll readily admit that I don't know nearly enough about the world of sanitation, and I know...

PHOTOS: Surprising Corporate Alternative Energy Initiatives

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

While some corporate entities push back against any meaningful climate action, there are companies quietly investing in new technology and alternative...

Green News Report: October 7, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hungarian ...

China Village Pioneers Biogas Project (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

China may be mired in energy problems, but efforts on the local level could help reduce their rising CO2 emissions. The Fenghuang village in the Sichu...

Rwanda: Healing with Livestock

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danielle Nierenberg

Recovery is a word you hear a lot in Rwanda. Recovery -- and healing -- are also things I heard a lot about during my visit with Heifer International Rwanda. "Heifer is helping a recovery process."

Housebroken Pigs Fight Climate Change With Droppings

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

STERKSEL, Netherlands — The 2,700 pigs on the farm that John Horrevorts manages yield more than ham and bacon. A biogas plant makes enough elect...

5 Ways That Bacteria Might Save The World

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Bacteria gets a bad rap. Sure, certain harmful strains such as E. coli and staph occasionally reek havoc in our food chain and hospitals, but overall ...