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USDA Delivers on Ways to Prevent Food Waste

USDA and EPA launched the U.S. Food Waste Challenge, with the goal of reducing food waste in the United States. Today, there are more than 1,313 participants in the Challenge.

Novel Ideas for the Holiday Season

Something for the season...

Trash Tutorial: Please, careful what you put in the bins

Bags and bags of dirty diapers have found their way into recycling bins and carts. Full bags of trash are being “recycled.” Food waste — everything from half eaten hamburgers to vegetable scraps to leftover take out — is being found in recycling carts and bins. Why? And why now?

Delhi’s Waste Site Story

Today’s article is about solid waste management in Delhi, India—the second most populous city in the world. Its inhabitants generate some 10,000 tons of trash each day. India’s Prime Minister has started a “war on waste” in the country.