- Old or unused color markers can now be turned into fuel: A new program by the Crayola company now allows to recycle the entire color marker and turn it into a liquid fuel. A great program initiated by school kids can now inspire other kids and students to recycle.
- Food waste converted into energy: The Kroger company now converts food waste from its grocery stores into cheap and clean energy for its distribution center. With the use of an anaerobic digestion system the food gets converted into bio-gas, providing power for the distribution center campus.
- Potatoes to be used for biodegradable packaging: Tom’s of Maine, the natural personal care product company, is exploring possibilities of using non-GMO waste potatoes for biodegradable product packaging. Potato starch can be the main ingredient for production of a plastic resin PLA, that could be used for mouthwash bottles or deodorant canisters.
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