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Fuel made from ramen, dishes from coffee grounds: Japan rethinks food waste

TOKYO — Though it throws out about 90 pounds of food per person every year, Japan doesn’t rank at the top of the world’s list of waste offenders. Still, what’s discarded represents a serious problem for an island nation with limited landfill space and a goal of greater sustainability. Reinvention can offer an alternative. Japanese companies are taking vegetable peels, cooking oil,…
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Fuel made from ramen, dishes from coffee grounds: Japan rethinks food waste

Here are three Japanese companies with solutions that they hope will help their country cut its food waste in half by 2030, perhaps saving a bit of the planet along the way.

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If a building also has batteries to store the energy, it could be totally self-sufficient.

Architects Turning to India’s Lattice Building Designs to Keep Buildings Cool Without Air Conditioning

India’s lattice buildings are both beautiful, unique, and efficient in keeping the building cool without the need for any air conditioner.

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Scientists may have found a way to green our electronics with cigarette butts

Solar Roadways

Every paved road could be a source of renewable energy. Why the hell not?

Fact-Free Bjorn

Carl Pope responds to a NY Times op-ed claiming the world's poor need cheap fossil fuels

Invention Harvests Electricity from Background Radiation

Device could be used to beam power to remote locations or recharge phones wirelessly