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Bike for Waste

According to Drawdown, a recently published book on plans to mitigate and adapt to climate change, reducing food waste and composting have major impacts on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Thus, through Bike for Waste, young people over the age of 18 would be paid to collect waste from local schools and restaurants and then turn that food in at a composting facility in the city. The goal is to have neighborhood ...more »

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Bike for Waste

According to Drawdown, a recently published book on plans to mitigate and adapt to climate change, reducing food waste and composting have major impacts on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Thus, through Bike for Waste, young people over the age of 18 would be paid to collect waste from local schools and restaurants and then turn that food in at a composting facility in the city. The goal is to have neighborhood ...more »

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Small Scale Waste to Energy

What is the problem? Approximately $162 billion dollars’ worth of food is wasted in North America each year, accounting for 40% of all food produced. This wasted food eventually ends up in landfills, where it decomposes and releases methane gas, a compound which is 25 times more toxic than carbon dioxide. In addition to the alarming environmental effects, food waste costs businesses upwards of $3.1 billion dollars per ...more »

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Kaska Dena Solar Project - A Diesel Dependent Arctic

If you're like me and believe that the world will be one day entirely solar powered, look no further! With your help, we can together build a demonstration Solar project with non other than Tesla in Watson Lake, Yukon, a off-grid community which currently relies on diesel generators. Let's prove all the nay sayers that solar in conjunction with batteries is a global solution, irrelevant of climates and location. Currently ...more »

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