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- eVolo announces winners of the 2019 Skyscraper Competition
eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of its 2019 Skyscraper Competition from a pool of 478 projects. A jury of architects and designers selected three winners and 27 honorable mentions. The annual award recognizes “visionary ideas for building [high-rise]...
- Cut plastic from your home and inspire your family to live plastic-free
Reducing plastic usage is a challenging task in today’s everything-plastic society. We all understand the importance of reducing petroleum-based emissions and the post-use waste that never really goes away, but implementing practices in your home can...
- Biodegradable tableware made from wheat bran debuts at Toronto's Green Living Show
This week, Toronto citizens learned that wheat bran is good for more than enhancing digestive regularity. An innovative Polish company displayed its disposable, biodegradable tableware made from unprocessed wheat bran at Toronto’s Green Living Show.[...]
- Baby turtles officially return to the beaches of Mumbai after largest beach clean up in history
Olive Ridley baby turtles have officially returned to the beaches of Mumbai, and it is all because one of the world’s largest beach clean-up efforts. Last summer, conservationists watched as over 80 baby turtles made their way across Mumbai’s Versova...
- Competition-winning Bamboo Stadium is a sustainable solution to Lagos former landfill
In Lagos, Nigeria, one of the world’s fastest growing cities, a visionary design has been proposed to rethink waste and provide much-needed urban green space atop the metropolis’ former Olusosun Landfill...
- Sustainable pencil stubs Sprout into plants
Have you ever stopped to think about where your pencil came from or what it’s journey will be once it hits the trash? It’s okay if you haven’t, because one company has made it their mission to not only produce eco-friendly pencils that are available...
- Eco-friendly options for decluttering waste
Clutter in your home creates a weight, in every sense of the word. From the physical weight of moving objects around to the mental weight of maintaining each item, to the emotional weight of retaining items out of guilt. Ultimately, having too much stuff...
- This contaminated, post-industrial site will become a massive park in Florida
New images have been unveiled of international design firm Sasaki’s proposal for transforming a 180-acre, post-industrial site in Lakeland, Florida into a privately funded park with aims of becoming “one of the greatest urban landscapes in the country,”...
- This groundbreaking new machine can recycle 220 pounds of diapers in a single hour
It takes hundreds of years for disposable diapers to decompose in landfills - but this new machine can turn 220 pounds of dirty diapers into clean, raw materials in a single hour...
- It "sounded like an explosion:" avalanche of trash kills 16 people in Mozambique
A devastating garbage landslide precipitated by heavy rainfall wounded six people and killed 16 in Maputo, Mozambique, The Guardian reported. The 42-acre Hulene dump — located in the impoverished neighborhood of Hulene — rises nearly 50 feet above...
What is Landfill?
- Landfill Gas
Gas that is generated by decomposition of
organic material at landfill disposal sites. Landfill gas is approximately
50 percent methane.
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