In a move that should surprise no one, Portland will test a household food waste pickup system in 2,000 homes come April. Great idea, great quote:
Portland’s solid waste and recycling manager, Bruce Walker, says, “We’re coming right into their kitchen saying, ‘Please change your habits.’ “
Keep sandwich thieves away with these faux-mold bags. A clever idea, but I agree with commenters blogosphere-wide: the bags increase the odds that someone will throw out your “moldy” sandwich. (HT to Jay Hancock’s blog).
EKOKOOK is a crazy, cool concept kitchen direct from France. There’s either a composting ferris wheel or a segmented worm bin beneath the sink. All you French speakers feel free to weigh in on the specifics.
Sainsbury’s just made a major commitment to anaerobic digestion, signing a deal with waste firm Biffa. Yet some in the UK not content with regular old AD are trying their hand at mobile anaerobic digestion.
Is it just me or do these sandwich cutters waste a bunch of the sandwich? Certainly the crusts…