New York City’s Massive New ‘Clean, Renewable Energy’ Composting Program Won’t Create Clean Energy
The city is calling it the country’s largest composting program that will also provide renewable energy. Experts call it greenwashing.
The First U.S. Funeral Home That Turns Bodies Into Compost Is Now Open
Recompose, located outside of Seattle, has turned its first customers into soil after years of development.
Please Don’t Flush Yorkshire Puddings Down the Toilet, Pleads Water Company
It’s really not that difficult, guys.
Having a Compost Bin Makes You Care Less About Food Waste
A new study suggests compost bins aren’t all they’re cracked up to be.
MUNCHIES: The Podcast: How Weed and Anarchy Inspire This Chef
On the latest episode of 'MUNCHIES: The Podcast' we head to the anarchist freetown of Christiania to chat with world-renowned chef Matt Orlando about why Copenhagen continues to lure the best culinary talent.
Beer Tastes Better in the Shadow of a Swedish Castle
Hvita Hjorten, a lakeside restaurant near the medieval Läckö Slott castle in eastern Sweden, started brewing its unusual parsnip beer after ending up with a glut of the vegetables last year.
I'm in an Open Relationship with My Compost
There were two weeks where I didn’t turn her because I was pissed off at her. I turned her last week. You can’t believe how much it stresses me out if I don’t turn her. I seriously think about her every day.
Roo-I-P: The Destroyed Campsites of Bonnaroo
Bonnaroo claims to be the largest camping event in North America, and those people create a lot of trash.
This Food Bank Is Using Compost from an Illegal Cannabis Farm
Sixty bags of compost seized by Welsh police after a raid on an illegal cannabis farm have been donated to a local charity. Volunteers are using the fertiliser to grow produce that supplies its food bank.
This Nonprofit Wants to Turn Corpses into Compost
Traditional burial is an unnatural process that uses a lot of land, and cremation releases carbon into the atmosphere—Katrina Spade thinks there's a better way to deal with dead bodies.
Seattle Will Now Shame You If You Try to Throw Away Food
A new law in Seattle fines and literally bestows a scarlet letter upon citizens and businesses who don't compost their pizza crusts and Sriracha-smeared napkins.
Soon We’ll All Be Eating Plastic Wrapped in Fungus
Have you ever looked at a plastic bag and thought, fuck, that looks delicious? If not, perhaps a new device called the Fungi Mutarium will change your mind.