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Sustainability advocates celebrate zero-waste goals. But perhaps they have the unintended effect of labeling certain materials as needing to be eliminated.
January 22, 2021 by Jim Giles
There are gaps in coverage, but a new dashboard aggregates more than 170 indicators about food waste, greenhouse gas emissions and other key agricultural metrics.
June 19, 2020 by Jim Giles
Until now, food shopping seemed immune to the rise of online retail. This shift is a major opportunity.
May 8, 2020 by Jim Giles
Many shoppers will find the process quicker and easier post-pandemic, which begs the need for more serious attention to the transportation footprint associated with getting groceries to consumers' front doors.
May 1, 2020 by Jim Giles
Redundant, distributed, resilient, smaller scale and locally powered, yet connected to the larger world in ways that benefit it when safe.
April 24, 2020 by Jim Giles
Skeptics are sowing doubts about the carbon sequestration potential. The questions underscore the complexities of soil science.
April 10, 2020 by Jim Giles
Restaurants are struggling, affecting local producers. But many are acting quickly to minimize food waste and some have seen a surge in online orders.
March 27, 2020 by Jim Giles