Finding it’s way into our oceans, eventually being swallowed by marine life, plastic waste is throwing off the ecosystems and our health. http://www.latimes.com/opinion/livable-city/la-ol-plastic-pollution-styrofoam-20170529-story.html
At home you can filter out your tap water to become higher quality then bottled water from the store and then simply use a reusable glass bottle. Purchase a simple Reverse Osmosis 5 to 7 stage filtration system which can be installed in under an hour. It’s also cheap! Most bottled water companies filter… Read more
In New Mexico, Corralitos Regional Landfill is using aerial imaging drones to capture hi-res video and stills to study compaction and emissions, save energy, improve quality, and save money at the same time. Read more
A British Engineer has discovered a way to replace the crude oil in asphalt with plastic from bottles.
The Trashpresso runs off solar power and converts trash into floor tiles and other raw materials.
Powered by wind or water the Waterlily is a great step for personable renewable energy.
The city of Cedar Rapids is seeding 188 acres of native grass and wild flower to help boost the bee population. http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/blogs/cedar-rapids-prairie-pollinators
CRT tube TV’s are still extremely common and when thrown away most end up at the landfill. This is easily avoidable. Bring your TV to Nu-Way Bin Rentals! http://www.wastedive.com/news/calrecycle-nearly-half-of-crt-glass-collected-in-california-goes-to-landfi/437483/
Creating RNG (renewable natural gas) from organic waste to power combustion engines could be a very productive future for diversion and dealing with trash. http://www.wastedive.com/news/organics-may-offer-most-growth-potential-for-creating-renewable-energy-from/436858/
This area in Detroit is now America’s first 100% organic, self-sustainable neighborhood