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New technology extracts drinking water from manure

New technology extracts drinking water from manure

| June 10, 2014

We’ve written about a lot of innovative, creative recycling strategies over the life of this blog, but this one might take the cake. Or, should I say, the pie. The cow pie, to be precise. Have I piqued your curiosity? Good. East Lansing’s Michigan State University, long known as a leader in agricultural studies and […]

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This Chicago restaurant produces zero waste

This Chicago restaurant produces zero waste

| May 8, 2014

In most cases, food waste and restaurants go hand-in-hand. After all, they need to keep enough food on-hand to get through the last customer of the night without running out. That makes for a lot of leftovers — unless you’re Justin Vrany. Vrany is the chef and owner of Chicago-based restaurant Sandwich Me In. CBS […]

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