waste

FED UP Movie Screening

Santa Monica's Office of Sustainability & the Environment, American Cinematheque and Sustainable Works present:

TRASHED Movie Screening

Santa Monica's Office of Sustainability & the Environment, American Cinematheque and Sustainable Works present:

News

L.A. councilman to propose measure to slash greenhouse gas emissions

Published: 
Mon, 06/30/2014 - 2:46pm
Category: 
Energy

A Los Angeles city councilman wants the city to set a new "life and death" goal for slashing greenhouse gas emissions, warning of dire consequences if government and business leaders drag their feet.

News

New York City Trying to Help Households Turn Waste Into Compost

Published: 
Mon, 06/02/2014 - 9:20am
Category: 
Waste

For the first week or so, the brown bins hunkered on the streets like alien capsules that had fallen to Earth: gingerly stepped around, uneasily eyed, tenaciously ignored. 

News

The Economic and Environmental Costs of Wasted Food

Published: 
Tue, 04/29/2014 - 4:34pm
Category: 
Waste

Chinese diners are posting pictures of empty plates online, urging friends not to order more than they can eat. South Korea is charging for garbage removal by weight in hopes of persuading families to discard less food.