Tag: Environment

Vermont just banned food waste in trash. Here’s how it works

July 6, 2020 – By Kristin Toussaint, Fast Company – Vermonters can no longer simply toss their food into trash cans. Under a new law that went into effect at the start of the month, residents are now required to compost any unfinished food—including inedible scraps like peels, egg shells, and pits—in their yard or

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Colombia to Resume Fumigating Its Coca Fields With Glyphosate

June 16, 2020 – By Joshua Collins, Sierra – Colombia is about to dust off a controversial weapon from the bloodiest period of the South American nation’s decades-long battle against cocaine production: aerial fumigation of coca fields. The raw ingredient used to make cocaine, coca is illegal to cultivate and has long had a destabilizing

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