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Experts Weigh In On Taking Your Kitchen From Wasteful To Waste-Free

Experts Weigh In On Taking Your Kitchen From Wasteful To Waste-Free | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

It’s easy to succumb to the greenwashing of eco-friendly packaging. Buzzwords like recycled, organic, compostable and recyclable convince us to buy additional products just because they say they’re better for the environment. But the central ethos of reducing our impacts and waste have to start with buying high-quality and long-lasting items, and end with nothing getting tossed out (even if it’s being thrown into a recycle bin).

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Olive Waste Can Be Used to Make Effective Building Materials

Olive Waste Can Be Used to Make Effective Building Materials | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Studies examining the effects of using olive waste in the manufacturing of clay bricks have revealed that they can be effective building materials.
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This Lab Is Transforming Leftover Almond Shells Into Power, Plastic, And Beer

This Lab Is Transforming Leftover Almond Shells Into Power, Plastic, And Beer | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Have you noticed a rise in almond-based products in recent years? That’s because word has spread on their healthy benefits and they satisfy demand with gluten-free and lactose-free alternatives. However, the rapid rise in production has created massive hull waste, and that’s led to experimenting it with products such as beer and plastic.
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