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Electronic Waste: Where Does it All End Up? – Infographic

By | 2017-10-22T13:04:20+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

How much e-waste or e-scrap we are wasting every year? The answer is 20 to 50 million metric tons of electronic waste, and we only recycle the 10% to 18% worldwide. Some of the most used electronics that are usually replaced are television, printers, portable devices like cellphones, USB and music players. Although, electronic waste is the fastest-growing portion of the municipal waste stream, because they are full of valuable resources, including silver, gold, titanium, fossil fuels, aluminium, iron, tin, copper and much more. Many

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Simple Tips to Reduce Food Waste in Your Home

By | 2017-11-29T00:24:05+00:00 November 23rd, 2014|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Life Hacks|Tags: , , |

Reducing food waste in your home is one of the best things you can do to minimize the effect you have on the environment. It will not only mean that overall less food needs to be produced, reducing the carbon footprint of food manufacturing as well as reducing other negative environmental side-effects of food production, but it would also mean less is going in the bin at the other end, not only better for the environment but better for your bank balance! Reducing food waste

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Look for Restaurants that are Certified for Recovering Waste and Feeding Hungry Locals

By | 2017-08-25T13:01:42+00:00 June 30th, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet, Food and Nutrition|Tags: , , |

Looking for certified for recovering waste restaurants? A new certification program launched by the Food Recovery Network encourages people to think about where leftover food ends up. Many of us think about the source of our food – where and how it’s grown, and by whom – but much less thought is given to where it goes once we’ve eaten our fill. At home, leftovers may get eaten, composted, or forgotten in the back of the fridge, but in restaurants, food simply disappears from the

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