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THE ENVIRONMENT
THE ENVIRONMENT

California Bill Aims to Ban Plastic Straws

Restaurant workers could face fines of $1,000 or six months in jail if they offer plastic straws to customers.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.1.18
food waste
food waste

Wine Backwash Is Being Made into Hard Liquor

Turns out all of the wine spit in those buckets is good for something.
Nick Rose
11.28.17
tech
tech

‘Smart Labels’ of the Future Can Tell Us When to Throw Out Food

No more smell test? Sounds good to us.
Nick Rose
8.23.17
food waste
food waste

This Startup Turns Beer Waste into Fancy Vegan Smoothies

Wasting beer is not cool—but maybe beer waste is.
Becky Hughes
8.22.17
Europe
Europe

Scotland Just Fueled a Car with Whisky, Because of Course

At least we'll know who to thank when we can say "No, Officer, I'm not drinking—but my car is."
Jelisa Castrodale
7.8.17
Make this
Make this

Peanut Butter and Jelly Were Meant for Ice Cream

Turns out, your favorite childhood lunch was born to be a dessert.
Munchies Staff
7.1.17
Ice Cream
Ice Cream

Portland Is Now Making Ice Cream Out of Garbage

And it's utterly delicious, thanks to Salt & Straw's initiative to turn edible food waste into a limited-edition series of frozen treats.
Jack Rushall
6.16.17
Pizza
Pizza

This Pizza Was Made Out of Beer, and It's Actually Pretty Healthy

Now you can drink your beer and eat it, too.
Alex Swerdloff
6.15.17
food waste
food waste

A New Club Is Using Food Waste to Generate Energy

And yes, there's a 3D printer that will turn your recycled waste into a phone case or furniture.
Marlou Kusters
4.8.17
food waste
food waste

New York’s Biggest Food Waste Chef Is Bringing Pulp Burgers to London

We spoke to chef and food waste campaigner Dan Barber about wastED, his new London pop-up that serves dishes made with produce that would have otherwise been chucked.
Daisy Meager
2.24.17
Technology
Technology

This Filter Paper Stops Fruit from Going Bad

Developed by packaging company It’s Fresh, the small squares of paper absorb ethylene—the ripening hormone in fruit—to slow down the maturation process and keep produce fresh for longer.
Daisy Meager
2.23.17
labels
labels

This Could Be the Easiest Solution to Confusing Expiration Date Labels

These labels contribute significantly to the $162 billion of food thrown out every year in America.
Nick Rose
2.17.17