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Viewpoint: The Rejected Vegetables That ArenâEUR(TM)t Even Wonky
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Waste, UK, EU )


- 1357 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Tonnes of perfectly good food are thrown away in the UK every year. Why, asks Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.
The Cost of War In Graphics
Offbeat  (tags: cost of war, UN members, Britain, USA, Iraq, Afghanistan, money, tax dollars, waste, pain, horror, perspective, graphics )

Sheryl
- 1425 days ago - demonocracy.info
United States Britain and the UN-Member nations all went into Afghanistan and Iraq to help save the world. This is how much it cost them to Ensure safety for the World. Feel safer? Your tax dollars at work.
Microwaves and Dishwashers Dominate E-Waste Mountain
Offbeat  (tags: Waste, Household, Electrical Waste, Domestic, technology )


- 1550 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Old kitchen, bathroom and laundry equipment made up 60% of the 41.8 million tonnes of electronic waste thrown away in 2014, suggests a report.
Dog Waste Is Lighting the Way
Offbeat  (tags: eco-friendly, methane, recycling, dog, dogs, waste, environment, animals, energy, science, green, odd, off-beat, waste, Massachusetts, MA )

Carol
- 3227 days ago - content.usatoday.com
Dogs are helpful to us in so many ways, from edging us on to get out for some exercise to helping calm down high school students. Now, The Spark Project has found another way: their waste is transformed into energy that lights street lamps.
Ground for Ground: Put Your Coffee Back Into the Earth
Offbeat  (tags: ground, coffee, earth, recycle, compost, waste )

Merissa
- 3250 days ago - mnn.com
Coffee grounds are better than gold in the garden. One Australian man got fed up with all the wasted grounds and started up a movement to get them back into the soil.
Company Celebrates With River Clean-Up
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, protection, environment, river clean-up, company, celabration, staff, Bhutan, Thimphu river, waste, dumped )

Naoko
- 3376 days ago - kuenselonline.com
What can you find in the Thimphu river ? Not trout, but blankets, tires, pet bottles, tins, carcasses and many other waste dumped without a second thought. This is, at least, what was found when 200 staff of the Tashi group of companies took to river
Don't Let Good Oranges Go to Waste, Activists Say
Offbeat  (tags: oranges, waste, rotten, free to take, humans )

Lone
- 3446 days ago - sacbee.com
Sacramento's oranges, the ones dotting the city's trees like ornaments and littering the streets in moldy clumps, can be described as overlooked low-hanging fruit
Hemp Not the Smokable Kind to the Surprise of Cops
Offbeat  (tags: Hemp, ditchweed, police, waste, funding, crime, freedoms, government, law, police, propaganda, bizarre, humor, interesting, offbeat, world )

Barbara
- 4395 days ago - poland.pl
Good to Know our police/Feds are the only dumb ones who waste billions of dollars each year confiscating ditchweed! lol Polish police have been guarding a 40 hectare field of hemp for about a month before it was established that it was an industrial v....
   

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