Webinar: Results and Local Examples of Nationwide Public Service Campaign to Reduce Wasted Food

Thu, Jun 29, 2017 12:00-1:30 PM CDT Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7613449901986381315 It’s been over a year since the launch of Save The Food - a nationwide public service campaign to reduce wasted food. Households make up a significant portion of the percentage of food that goes to waste across the United States. Preventing that waste from …

A more sustainable way to refine metals

Read the full story from McGill University. A team of chemists in Canada has developed a way to process metals without using toxic solvents and reagents. The system, which also consumes far less energy than conventional techniques, could greatly shrink the environmental impact of producing metals from raw materials or from post-consumer electronics.

How China and California are proving Trump wrong on climate

Read the full story at Pacific Standard. Over the weekend, as the acting United States ambassador to China was resigning from his post following the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, California Governor Jerry Brown was over in the Chinese city of Chengdu, hanging out with a rotating cast of Chinese diplomats as part of a weeklong …

These T-Shirts Change Color In The Wash Based On Water Pollution

Read the full story in Fast Company. London-based material design studio The Unseen has a way of infusing products with a bit of magic–from its witchy color-changing hair dye to hypercolor fashion pieces. The studio’s latest release is more down to earth, though no less enchanting: cabbage-dyed T-shirts that change color in the wash, based on your city’s water pollution.

Building a Sustainable ‘Highway of the Future’

Read the full story at Stateline. Just past the Alabama border, in a bit of rural Georgia filled with manufacturing plants and distribution warehouses, there’s an 18-mile stretch of Interstate 85 where new technologies are being tested for what could be a green highway of the future. The long-term goal is to build the world’s …