What is Deconstruction? The EPA estimated that around 600 million tons of construction and demolition materials were thrown away in the U.S. in 2018. These discarded materials come from building demolitions and renovations and their total weight is more than double that of all other yearly U.S. municipal solid waste. A great
Over 292 million tons of municipal solid waste was generated in the U.S. in 2018. 28% of this waste came from containers and packaging, and a large percentage of that packaging came from grocery shopping.
Our global society struggles a lot with waste issues. Too much is generated, too much is disposed of irresponsibly, and not enough is reused and recycled, but e-waste generates a whole new problem due to its high levels of toxicity. Electronics typically consist of easily recyclable materials like plastic and glass, as well as small
Food Waste: Ripe with Problems Have you ever brought home fresh produce, placed it in your fridge, only to forget about it until a week later, and then, like an archaeologist discovering an ancient artifact, you dig it out and notice something fuzzy growing on it? We’ve all been there. It’s unnerving to have to
Massachusetts-based Center for EcoTechnology Among 12 Organizations to Receive EPA Funding to Support Anaerobic Digestion in Communities 10/01/2020 Contact Information: John Senn (firstname.lastname@example.org) (617) 918-1019 BOSTON — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the Agency selected 12 recipients to receive approximately $3 million in funding to help reduce food loss and waste and to