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Municipal compost --Composting is the real winner in this life-cycle analysis. Industrial "advanced" composting is becoming more popular in municipalities around the U.S. and Canada, and this study's results suggest they need to become more common. In most such systems, the pile is covered and aerated to create high-heat aerobic digestion, and emissions are captured. The resulting compost is used as fertilizer and releases a small amount of CO2, giving this method the second-smallest global warming potential of all methods studied, (2.1 kg of CO2 equivalent per household per year). Waste-to-energy --In this scenario, solid waste is separated into landfill trash and food waste. The food waste is burned to run steam generators to make electricity, giving this method a comparably small carbon footprint (3.6 kg of CO2 equivalent per household per year). Wastewater treatment --...

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A War Against Food Waste

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Food Trucks Selling Junk Food Prey On Students

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School districts have outlawed soda, chocolate milk , junk food of all types. They’ve added salad bars and whole wheat bre...

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And frankly, yes, it is a ridiculous waste that we obtain so much of our drinking water this way when it is free flowing a...