Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Is the Circular Economy coming to Phoenix?

The concept of the Circular Economy involves closing the loops; it's like recycling taken to its logical zenith. This concept is hot in Europe and China. Now it appears that one of the first places in the US to experiment with this idea may be in the Phoenix area. Can we play a role? 

http://www.triplepundit.com/2016/11/renewable-hydrogen-now-circular-economy-menu/

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Practical business ideas for reducing food waste and feeding the hungry

London is leading the charge to eliminate food waste. They eat it! Well, not the yucky stuff, but so much is still edible. 

They've developed several different business models to redeploy food to people who can use it, everything from juicing, to selling day old scones at businesses and using the proceeds to fund hunger programs. Read more...

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Food waste: where are we wasting the most?

This chart shows what we waste the most of (what types of foods) and where the waste happens in the supply chain (from farm/ranch to consumer.) Really interesting to study...

Friday, November 4, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

What we know about climate change

Thanks to Bob Haizmann, we have an informative slide deck on climate change: what's causing it and what the world is trying to do about it.