Trash is inevitable in today's world. However, it does not have to pollute our planet. A new startup, Sierra Energy, has raised $33 million dollars with one goal in mind: vaporize trash and turn it into clean energy! The company made the news mostly because of their financial backers, Breakthrough Energy Ventures. Mostly Bill Gates … Continue reading From Trash To Clean Energy? Yes Please!
What do you do with plastic waste that cannot be recycled? Well, one company is taking repurposing seriously. They are processing the plastic into bluetooth speakers! The best part? Once they become speakers, they are able to be recycled later! I am a huge fan of finding a way to reduce, reuse, or recycle. It … Continue reading Company Finds Way to Recycle Unrecyclable Plastic
Over 20 years ago, Del Oro struck a deal with Costa Rica to dump their orange peels and pulp in a barren area of land on their conservation. In return, they traded them a portion of land on their border. It was an amazing deal that ended abruptly when the competition sued. Over 15 years … Continue reading That Moment When Waste Management is an Ecological Friend
Earth day has come and gone, but that does not mean we should stop caring for the planet. BioCellection founders spoke at this years Women in the World summit about plastics, and how they are killing our planet. Realistically, the oceans are littered with plastic waste. Landfills are full of the stuff. What isn't being … Continue reading BioCellection is Working to Solve Plastic Waste Crisis
In an effort to move away from container waste, PepsiCo is launching a new product dispenser for the food service industry. I live in a state that handles can and bottle returns using a deposit system, and the health department does not allow outside containers to be filled in restaurant self-fill soda machines. Technically, their … Continue reading PepsiCo Moving Away from Disposal Containers
While this may not work in smaller towns, London is not some small town. So, when one London company started compensating employees for using e-bikes instead of a car, it made people stop and think. Is this viable? Green companies are a great way to love the environment while still making a dollar. How can … Continue reading Compensating Employees for Cycling?