Why Isn’t Landfill Mining More Popular?

Americans tossed 292.4 million tons of trash into landfills in 2018, or about 5 pounds of garbage per person per day. Once in a landfill, much of that trash undergoes some wild chemistry, often polluting the surrounding area. But amid all the stinking refuse is potentially valuable material, and some environmentalists and engineers see landfills … Read more

Ida uses AI to prevent grocery food waste

Ida is a relatively new French startup that wants to work with supermarkets and grocery stores to optimize new orders of fresh products, such as fruits, vegetables, meat, poultry and fish. The startup recently raised a $2.9 million (€2.7 million) seed round from Frst, Daphni, Motier Ventures and Kima Ventures. Right now, grocery stores mostly … Read more

A Report Calls Chemical Recycling a ‘Dangerous Deception’—and a Former Plastic Lobbyist Agrees

This story was originally published by Grist. Sign up for Grist’s weekly newsletter here. Biggest Forest Fire in New Mexico History As petrochemical companies continue to inundate the world with cheap plastic products and packaging — much of which is designed to be used once and then thrown away — they’ve been heavily promoting one … Read more

Russia accuses Ukraine of damaging a nuclear waste warehouse as the battle for Avdiivika grinds on

Russia has accused Ukraine of damaging a nuclear waste storage facility in a drone strike on the Kursk nuclear power plant and said its air defenses shot down a total of eight Ukrainian drones ByThe Associated Press October 28, 2023, 10:36 AM Friends light torches at the burial of Ukrainian soldier Oleksandr Hrianyk in Kyiv, … Read more

Resourcify, a platform to digitize waste management, raises €14M

Resourcify, a waste management and recycling platform, today announced that it raised €14 million ~($14.94 million) in a Series A round led by Vorwerk Ventures with participation from Revent, Ananda Impact Ventures, Speedinvest, BonVenture and WEPA Ventures. It’s a win for Gary Lewis, Resourcify’s CEO, who joined forces with Felix Heinricy in 2018 to launch … Read more

The pretend meat fad has lastly been uncovered as a whole waste of cash

Past Meat was presupposed to be the poster baby for the vegan motion, however as a substitute it dangers turning into a logo of the worst excesses of a budget cash period of the final decade – Drew Angerer/Getty Photographs Final 12 months, a high govt at one among America’s greatest various meat product producers … Read more

Volunteers head off plastic waste disaster by eradicating tons of garbage from Hungarian river

TISZAROFF, Hungary — Hundreds of muddy plastic bottles, chunks of Styrofoam and different waterlogged items of garbage are piled onto a flatbed trailer on the banks of the Tisza River in Hungary — a metric ton of waste that was eliminated by hand from the waterway and its floodplain in a single day. It’s the … Read more

Aged folks may keep stronger for longer after key to muscle waste found

Muscle groups Aged folks may keep stronger for longer after scientists found why muscular tissues fail to restore themselves, and waste away with age. A workforce at Nottingham Trent College analysed the genes inside muscle cells to learn the way their efficiency differed between folks of their 20s, in comparison with these of their 60s. … Read more

Warren Buffett — 12 Issues Poor Folks Waste Cash On

Fortune The Most Highly effective Ladies/Stuart Isett / Flickr.com Warren Buffett, one of the crucial profitable buyers on the earth, has a status for his easy but profound monetary knowledge. Jaspreet Singh: 5 Belongings To Purchase So You By no means Have To Work Once moreBe taught: How To Save $200 on Your Grocery Invoice … Read more