Is Zero Waste Grocery The Answer To Growing Landfills?
Plastic. It’s all around us. Even people like Beth Terry whose mission it is to live a plastic-free life admit that it’s a very difficult endeavor. The instant gratification culture in the U.S. doesn't lend itself to a waste-free mentality. One place abound with plastic that most people can’t avoid is the grocery store. For many...By Chrystal JohnsonLiving & Well BeingSeptember 1, 2015
QMilk Recycles Milk Into Multiple Other Products
No use in crying over spilt milk, right? Make it into an eco-friendly fiber, instead! The folks at Qmilk have done just that. Using milk that is no longer available for food sale, the innovative company is using the casein protein found in milk to create biopolymers that can be used in a myriad of applications,...By Kimberly ButtonBusiness & PolicySeptember 1, 2015
A Year In Shingle Recycling
When getting ready to replace a roof, many people don’t know that the shingles can be recycled — and turned into new products like roads. Up to 10 million shingles are torn off homes and buildings every year. Most are land-filled, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Shingles can avoid the trash thanks largely...By Haley ShapleyBusiness & PolicyAugust 31, 2015