Apr 22, 2015
Plastic proved more convenient than glass. Now it's easier to recycle, too.
Mar 27, 2015
The menu at Dan Barber's restaurant features dishes made only from food waste.
Oct 27, 2014
New apps connect retailers and restaurants with food charities and composters.
Oct 14, 2014
Residents of a Texas town are apprehensive about sludge pits planned in their community.
Apr 28, 2014
The toxic discharge from coal plants beats Portland cement when used in concrete.
Jan 10, 2013
Up to half the world’s food is wasted -- that’s the conclusion of a study by Britain’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Aug 27, 2012
An alarming amount of the food we produce is never eaten. It’s a huge waste of land, water, labor, fuel and other resources. How to limit the losses? That depends on where we live.
Aug 27, 2012
Where food is cheap and plentiful, consumers are the biggest wasters -- whether at home, in restaurants or at school. But how much of this waste is preventable?
Jul 17, 2012
The United States isn't the only country looking for a place to store nuclear waste safely for all eternity. But the U.S. may be closer to a solution.
Jun 21, 2012
If these wells are leaking, they could contaminate water supplies and disrupt the most important way we dispose of liquid waste.