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Troubled medical waste firm Stericycle to hold Bronx public hearing

A medical waste management company being investigated for polluting the air in Utah will soon have to answer to the Bronx.

The Bidding For The 2022 Olympics Is A Disaster Because Everyone Figured Out That Hosting Is A Total Waste

Oslo has pulled out of the running for the 2022 Winter Olympics after the Norwegian government advised against hosting. That leaves Beijing, China and Almaty, Kazakhstan as the only remaining cities involved in the bidding process. Researchers...Show More Summary

How the DOD could have saved $100M by blowing up 1,000 trucks

What's $100 million among the armed forces? Well, when that $100M is spent shipping unnecessary military equipment back from Afghanistan to the United States, it serves to shine some light on military waste. According to a new report...Show More Summary

First TV Ad Released for Marijuana Legalization in Oregon

The ad "It's About Time" features retired police veteran Pete Tutmark talking about how much time and money is wasted on marijuana arrests. Time that could be spent on serious crimes. It is obviously targeted at those undecideds whoShow More Summary

FRIDAEL “Woodgas” Stoves Use Garden Waste for Fuel

Cooking outdoors is a wonderful, primal experience, but most camping stoves run on propane or other fossil fuels, which are horrible for the environment we're trying to protect. Enter the FRIDAEL "woodgas" stove, which runs on wood chips, pine cones, and

Ditch the Plastic Food Wrap With All-Natural and Reusable Bee’s Wrap

Clear plastic wrap is both really convenient and really wasteful. However, Vermont farmer Sarah Kaeck has developed a truly ingenious solution this food wrap waste problem with an all natural product called Bee's Wrap. These washable and reusable organic

Ben Affleck to Jon Stewart: 'Copycat'

5 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Ben Affleck had a bit of an ax to grind with Jon Stewart when he stopped by "The Daily Show" on Tuesday. And he wasted no time in bringing it up.

Dog Waste Contaminates Our Waterways

Americans love their dogs, but they don't always love to pick up after them. And that's a problem. Dog feces left on the ground wash into waterways, sometimes carrying bacteria -- including antibiotic-resistant strains -- that can make people sick. Show More Summary

Did General Mills Waste $3 Billion of Your Money?

General Mills' share repurchase program has corresponded with the market's premium on dividend-paying stocks. Is Management executing share buybacks at precisely the wrong time?

10 Characters Who Completely Wasted Their Immortality

6 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Science fiction and fantasy are full of people who win the gift of immortality — and a lot of them complain about how terrible it is to watch everyone else die around them, while they go on living. But at least some immortals do something with their endless lifespans. Here are 10 immortals who completely wasted their unlimited lives. Read more...

Plastic Bag Bans or Fees Cover 49 Million Americans

With California's statewide plastic bag ban, millions of Americans are now prevented from using these wasteful, polluting convenience items The post Plastic Bag Bans or Fees Cover 49 Million Americans appeared first on Sustainablog.

The NYT’s Guru Of “Re-Purposed Bovine Waste”

Every now and again you come across a quote that tells you everything you need to know about what’s going in journalism. It’s from the New York Times’ pioneer of native advertising/sponsored content/brand journalism, Meredith Kopit Levien. Show More Summary

Innovation Earth: Can the Massachusetts Food Waste Ban End Hunger?

When I first started writing this column, I envisioned covering breakthroughs that could enable us to live sustainably on a world inhabited by 7 billion people and rapidly counting. The population predictions then were pointing toward...Show More Summary

Innovation Earth: Can the Massachusetts Food Waste Ban End Hunger?

When I first started writing this column, I envisioned covering breakthroughs that could enable us to live sustainably on a world inhabited by 7 billion people and rapidly counting. The population predictions then were pointing toward...Show More Summary

What A Ishtty Situation: Woman Says Passing Plane Dumped Dollops Of Dung On Her House And Her Car

The amount of crap everywhere is horrendous.” Woman Says Passing Plane Dumped Feces On Her House A New Zealand woman is looking for answers after she says a plane passing by in the middle of the night dropped human waste

Federal Workers Are Rewarded When They Waste Your Money

By Diana Furchtgott-Roth, economics21.org The federal government's fiscal year ends on September 30, concluding the month-long spending spree known as "use it or lose it" season in Washington.

Plastic Bag Makers Fight California’s Ban

Morning Money Memo … Plastic bag makers want voters to throw out California’s new ban on disposable bags. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill into law, driven to action by pollution and waste on beaches, streets and in parks. “We’re the first to ban these...

Leak May Sideline New Mexico Nuclear Waste Site

   It may be five years before a nuclear waste dump in New Mexico closed by a radiation leak is fully operational again, and the facility will need at

Deadspin Royals Defeat A's, Ned Yost In Epic Play-In Game | Gizmodo The Apple Watch Screen Is Smalle

11 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Deadspin Royals Defeat A's, Ned Yost In Epic Play-In Game | Gizmodo The Apple Watch Screen Is Smaller Than the Original Promo Video Showed | io9 10 People on Whom Immortality Was Totally Wasted | Jezebel Couple Spends Over $30,000 to Have Hardcore Threesomes With Sex Dolls Read more...

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