March 4, 2013
by Reduce
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Hotel First to Offer In-Room Compost Collection

Hotel guests will have the option of separate containers for compost and recycling in their rooms. Continue reading

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February 18, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Pollution doesn’t change the rate of droplet formation

When it comes to forming the droplets that make up clouds, a little oily and viscous organic material apparently doesn’t matter that much. And that’s good news for reducing the uncertainty of climate model predictions. Continue reading

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November 6, 2012
by MoreRecycling
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Stirred not mixed: How seawater turbulence affects marine food webs

New research shows that ocean turbulence directly affects the ability of microscopic marine organisms to recycle organic material back into the food web. Continue reading

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July 24, 2012
by Editor, Worldwatch Institute
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Growth in Municipal Solid Waste Output Still a Major Challenge

Growing prosperity and urbanization could double the volume of municipal solid waste annually by 2025, challenging environmental and public health management in the world’s cities, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute (www.wo… Continue reading

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May 2, 2012
by Reduce
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How to Choose the Right Composting System for You

The EPA estimates that 27 percent of the American waste stream is organic material that can be composted. We all want to help cut that number down to size, but to a beginner, composting can seem downright intimidating. Potential composters are faced with a myriad of challenges, from limited space to lack of free time. [...] Continue reading

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November 22, 2011
by Reduce
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San Fran Collects Millionth Ton of Food Scraps

San Francisco’s urban composting program reached a milestone Nov. 22, as Recology, the city’s solid waste and recycling collection company, picked up its millionth ton of food scraps – more than two times the weight of the Golden Gate Bridge. Since its launch in 1996, the City by the Bay’s compost program has saved 2.7 [...] Continue reading

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