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Elementary Class Shares Trash Talk! with Students Around the Globe

Michael Stine’s fourth and fifth graders at Lincoln Elementary in Olympia, Washington are learning about sustainability and connecting with other students around the world. Mr. Stine’s classroom has embarked on a four-way partnership with classrooms in Carlisle, England, Kwekwe, Zimbabwe, and Cape Town, South Africa
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The food recovery hierarchy

In 2011, more than 36 million tons of food waste were generated in the U.S. Of this, a whopping 96% went to landfills or incinerators. The goal of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s food recovery hierarchy is to maximize food use and minimize food waste.
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Food Labeling Dating Dilemma

A study by the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic investigates the impact of consumer confusion over the dates on food labels. Produced in cooperation with the Natural Resources Defense Council, “The Dating Game: How Confusing Food Date Labels Lead to Food Waste in America”
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The Greener Generation

Since 1975, DDB’s Life Style Study has taken an annual look at American attitudes and behaviors. Recently, DDB set out to answer the question, “Are Millennials greener than Boomers?” The answers may surprise you. Millennials, who were born in the 1980s and 1990s, are more
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