Sign in with Facebook
  • Facebook Page: 128172154133
  • Twitter: EarthProtect1

Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in food waste

Posted by on in Food
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Even though American consumers throw away about 80 billion pounds of food a year, only about half are aware that food waste is a problem. Even more, researchers have identified that most people perceive benefits to throwing food away, some of which have limited basis in fact. A stu...
Continue reading
Hits: 1104 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Recycling
1. The average person generates over 4 pounds of trash every day and about 1.5 tons of solid waste per year. 2. Americans make more than 200 million tons of garbage each year, enough to fill Busch Stadium from top to bottom twice a day. Next time you’re at a sporting event or tailgate, host a trash...
Continue reading
Hits: 1465 0 Comments

Posted by on in Recycling
Children are often told by parents not to waste food and finish every morsel on their plate. And, when children and adults waste food, it is an utter shame. This said, some amount of food waste is inevitable. Things such as teabags, eggshells and vegetable and fruit peelings are part and parcel of a...
Continue reading
Hits: 4118 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in General Environment
Independence Day is one of block parties, barbecues, icy cold drinks, sparklers, noisemakers, fireworks, and therefore, a ton of trash. Here are a couple things to keep in mind before, during, and after your July 4th fun: 1. If you are going out in the wilderness, to a parade, or off to the beach, ...
Continue reading
Hits: 1413 0 Comments

Posted by on in Recycling
A new plant in Glendale, Arizona promises to triple the amount of trash the city recycles each year when it begins operations in April. The facility, which is being built by Chicago-based company, Vieste, will be located on 6 acres of Glendale's landfill, just a few miles west of the University...
Continue reading
Hits: 2465 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Buy Local
Most produce in the US is picked 4 to 7 days before being placed on supermarket shelves, and is shipped for an average of 1500 miles before being sold. And this is when taking into account only US grown products! Those distances are substantially longer when we take into consideration produce import...
Continue reading
Hits: 1554 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Food
We're all familiar with the phrase "waste not, want not," but how well are we applying these words today? For many of us, we buy more than we need, we spend more than we earn, we eat more than our fill. The consequence of excessive living and waste affect not only us, but also our global neighbors ...
b2ap3_thumbnail_Screen-shot-2013-07-11-at-6.56.28-PM.png
Continue reading
Hits: 1592 0 Comments

Posted by on in Food
  Humanity faces serious, highly interconnected environmental problems, including much-discussed challenges such as climate change, as well as the equally or more serious threat to the survival of organisms that support our lives by providing critical ecosystem services such as crop pollinatio...
Continue reading
Hits: 2007 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Recycling
With 1.3 billion tons of food trashed, dumped in landfills and otherwise wasted around the world every year, scientists today described development and successful laboratory testing of a new “biorefinery” intended to change food waste into a key ingredient for making plastics, laundry detergents and...
Continue reading
Hits: 2165 0 Comments
0

81595f2dd9db45846609c618f993af1c

© Earth Protect