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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 Apr. 30, 2010


Guilt-free plastic for composting in your yard

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

By Feb. 19, 2010

Editors' Take

Food Cycle Science Food Cycler: Home

This luxurious in-home composter promises to recycle your food waste in a matter of hours.

By Feb. 28, 2014

MSRP: $499.00


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 Mar. 21, 2014


Augmented reality could transform Web browsing (video)

What will Web browsing look like in the future? SmartPlanet's Sumi Das explains how augmented reality will help museum paintings turn into talking art teachers and ordinary billboards play movie trailers.

By Feb. 6, 2012


Gift cards, like most things, are going mobile (video)

Could mobile gift cards one day replace physical gift cards? SmartPlanet's Sumi Das finds out how mobile gift cards work and what the caveats are.

By Dec. 13, 2011


Mushroom kit has roots in used coffee grounds (video)

As UC Berkeley students, the co-founders of "Back to the Roots" discovered they could grow mushrooms using recycled coffee grounds. Now their mushroom kit sells at grocery stores across the country.

By Feb. 13, 2012


Let your utensils biodegrade

With its like of biocompostable utensils, World Centric offers disposable utensils that are sustainable.

By Dec. 26, 2009


Al Gore firm invests in organic waste recycler

Harvest Power raises $51.7 million to build plants that turn food scraps and yard waste into renewable energy or compost.

By Mar. 16, 2011


Biopod helps you save the planet and your nostrils

Jonathan Fenton's Biopod slows decomposition, allowing the user to keep organic material in the kitchen longer without fear of bacteria or odors

By Aug. 18, 2008