I missed posting on Monday, so here are two great articles on eliminating waste with intelligent resource reuse:


Source: ecomagination

From Trash to Cash: Small Business Turns Profit with Waste Recovery
One man’s junk is another man’streasure. Given that the U.S. generates around 240 million tons of solid waste each year, and the EU generates 3 billion tons, there’s a lot of treasure ripe for the picking in the ecology of commerce.

Lettuce Power Up: Turning Food Waste into Energy
The next time you don’t finish your salad at a restaurant, it may end up powering your lights at home. A pioneering food waste-to-energy project at the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) wastewater treatment plant in California shows how.