Read the full story in Sustainable Brands. Globally, food loss and waste prevention efforts at farm and production level are, in many respects, still in their infancy. Many growers around the world are not required to record or report on their post-harvest crop losses — the dearth of data in this area makes it hard …
Read the full story from Argonne National Laboratory. A novel model developed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory allows industry, the Department and others to gauge the impact of recycling batteries in electric vehicles. It could further energize this market.
Read the full story from West Virginia University. West Virginia University researchers are taking an innovative approach to develop a more sustainable and economical pest control solution.
Read the full story from NPR. Honeybees are amazing and adorable, and they suffer when people spray pesticides or mow down wildflowers. We've heard plenty in recent years about collapsing bee colonies. So Jonas Geldmann, at the University of Cambridge, says he understands how the honeybee became a symbol of environmental conservation. But he still …
Read the full story in Smithsonian Magazine. These involuntary medicine-guzzlers have much tell us about the consequences of pharmaceutical waste.
Read the full story in Science Daily. A new EU regulation aims to shrink the environmental footprint of biofuels starting in 2021. But a scientist thinks we should go one step further and take into account all compounds produced at biorefineries, not just biofuel. And he has developed a model for doing just that.
Read the full story at Treehugger. Even the fruits and vegetables are wrapped in plastic so that the sensors can read them, inculcating a culture of convenience and waste.