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Food-gnashing compost container tops Grommet awards

In a battle of product pitches, between biodegrable cat boxes, sensory toys, toothy compost bins, and other gizmos, two products emerge victorious.

By March 21, 2014

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An incubator for breeding your own edible fly larvae

An Austrian design graduate has created a tabletop breeding farm for flies — that you can harvest for food.

By July 25, 2013

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Eye on surveillance: France's PRISM, EU's concerns

The Fourth of July saw a flurry of news related to the U.S. National Security Agency's intelligence-gathering efforts. Here's a rundown.

By July 4, 2013

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Compostable swimsuits make a splash in Miami

Bikini models and gardeners can agree that Linda Loudermilk's new Luxury Eco compostable swimsuits are both fashionable and practical. The plant starch bikinis break down underground in 180 days.

By July 26, 2011

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Compostable food packaging on its way to Europe

U.S.-based Cereplast signs multimillion-dollar deal to supply a leading food-packaging manufacturer in Europe with its patented bioresin.

By September 15, 2010

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Is Facebook run by sociopaths?

A commentator on the Guardian suggests that "companies such as Facebook are the corporate world's equivalent of sociopaths." Might this be true?

By January 29, 2012

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In-counter composting

We all love the idea of sustainability, but we don't want to have to make any extra effort. Companies hear our dilemma and create solutions, like this in-counter composting system.

By April 30, 2010

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Waste to energy: Green or greenwash?

A visit to a modern waste-to-energy plant shows they are far cleaner than older incinerators and an alternative to landfills, but shouldn't displace efforts to increase recycling.

By October 21, 2011

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Apple's Siri won't win over Miss Manners

With millions of people already using the new iPhone 4S, and many more to come, get ready for an earful of annoying public chatter between people and the robotic personal assistant.

By October 18, 2011

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Guilt-free plastic for composting in your yard

Researchers develop highly degradable sugar-based polymer for plastic from non-food biomass.

By February 19, 2010