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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Closing the loop for those losing sleep about garbage
Tired of worries over trash, one enviro studies student has a vision that includes re-embracing frugality, anaerobic digestion and high-tech gasification.
Brazil’s waste recyclers take on vegetable oil
The unique approaches of Brazil’s waste recycling cooperatives are attracting international attention.
Green idea: self-organizing traffic signals
Thinking outside the box, these experts are working on smart technology to cut the emissions, fuel waste and waits caused by traffic.
A look at Vietnam’s plastic craft villages
Thousands of Hanoi residents make a living out of recycling plastic waste and provide an important environmental service at the same time.
A growing digital waste cloud
We are tossing all our information into a big digital haze known as cloud computing — an ever-scalable collection of energy sucking data centres and server farms.
E-waste: not your normal trash
Increasingly large amounts of electrical and electronic waste are raising questions about resource efficiency and concerns about the dangers to humans and the environment.
Scrap and trade: scavenging myths
Scavenging from the waste stream not only reduces poverty among trash pickers, but brings myriad economic and environmental benefits.
Food for all people
Non-profit organisation Second Harvest is doing something about the heartbreaking levels of food waste that occur in affluent countries like Japan.
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