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Family Farms Use ‘Crop Mobsters’ to Prevent More Than 1 Million Servings Of Food From Going To Waste

An innovative online platform, CropMobster is solving the problem of food waste by helping family farms to find buyers and charities who want excess food.

Two Little Girls Have a Petition and Powerful Video for McDonald’s—It May Signal the End of Wasteful Plastic Toys

Since these determined young activists started campaigning for the end of free plastic toys in kids meals, their mission has gotten a massive response.

Indian School Educates Students Who Pay Tuition With Plastic Waste Instead of Money (GNN Podcast)

Rather than requiring families to pay for kids’ education, this clever little school asked students to collect plastic waste from around their communities.

Famous Wensleydale Cheese Creamery to Turn Whey Waste into Biogas for Heating Homes

Rather than letting their cheese byproducts go to waste, this iconic English creamery will begin using their whey to sustainably heat homes.

Adidas Ensuring That All Their Shoes Can Be 100% Recycled into New Ones Without Any Waste

Not only are Adidas shoes being made out of recycled ocean plastic, but they are also now being modeled into shoes that are 100% recyclable.

This Clever Little School Has Been Requiring Students to Pay for Tuition With Plastic Waste Instead of Money

Rather than requiring families to pay for kids’ education, this clever little school asked students to collect plastic waste from around their communities.

Determined Teen Siblings Who’ve Turned 15,000 Pounds of Food Waste into Compost Awarded Thousands to Continue

This dynamic young duo has saved thousands of pounds of food waste from ending up in landfills – and soon they'll be saving even more.

Major Plastic Producer Has Turned Over 100 Tons of Waste into Roads – With Many More Miles More to Go

After successfully piloting the roads in Asia, the company has started laying the recycled plastic roads in America as well.

New Chemical Process Converts Plastic Waste into Fuel, University Researchers Looking for Investors

The researchers behind the technology that turns plastic into fuel are looking for investors to implement the process on a mass-market scale.

In Bid to Cut Food Waste, Kellogg’s is Using Their Rejected Cornflakes to Make Beer

They're donating a portion of the beer's sales to charity, too.

Instead of Watching Farmers Contribute to Pollution, IKEA is Recycling Their Waste Into Products

IKEA has come up with an ingenious strategy that will benefit rural farmers while simultaneously reducing air pollution by 33%.

Special Bacteria is Found to be a ‘Battery’ That Turns Sewage Waste into Clean Hydrogen Energy

Scientists have found that purple bacteria could be a groundbreaking new resource for producing clean hydrogen energy out of human waste.

Totally Green Machine That Uses Biowaste to Generate Clouds for Clean Water Wins $1.75 Million XPrize

The water system doesn't just generate clean water – the carbon-negative technology costs less than 2 cents per liter of clean water.

We May Soon Be Able to Melt Down Plastic Waste into Fuel for Hydrogen Cars

Because the plastics don't need to be cleaned, the process would be cheaper than recycling, too.

After Planting a Tree Every Day for 40 Years, Man Has Created Blossoming Forest on Barren Wasteland

This man has been planting a tree every day since he was just 16 years old. Now, almost 40 years later, he has grown...

You Can Bring Your Plastic Waste to This Store to Use as Currency

This company is simultaneously tackling ocean pollution and poverty with a unique business model: using trash as currency.

New Family of Enzymes Could Transform Common Plant Waste into Fuel and Biodegradable Plastic

Scientists have discovered a new family of enzymes that could pave the way to converting plant waste into sustainable and high-value products such as...

42 of the Biggest Food Companies Make Historic Pledge to Cut Plastic Waste

The companies that are responsible for 80% of the plastic on these supermarket shelves have taken a dramatic pledge to cut wasteful packaging over the course of the next seven years.

This Woman Easily Lives a Zero-Waste Lifestyle –and She Believes You Can Too

Lauren Singer's mission in life is showing people how easy it is to live a zero-waste lifestyle – and she wants to do it in a way that doesn't make people feel bad about it.

More Than 200 Nations Promise to Stop Ocean Plastic Waste

The U.N. resolution spurred 39 different governments to pass legislation that would help eliminate plastic pollution from the ocean.