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Walmart and Farmers Turn Food Waste into Compost

According to a report issued in 2012, approximately 40 percent of food grown and processed in the United States goes uneaten. Now Walmart, one of the nation’s biggest grocers, is working with a Pennsylvania environmental nonprofit to send truckloads of its unsold produce to nearby farms for composting.

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Commentary: Manure Calendar Too Dirty?

Is it OK for women to take off their clothes for an environmental cause?  When The Allegheny Front's host, Jennifer Szweda Jordan, spotted a "Ladies of Manure" calendar at a bachelor friend's house, it got her thinking.

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Zero Waste Pittsburgh Really Cleans Up

Zero Waste Pittsburgh is a one-stop shop for recycling and waste minimization resources and assistance in Southwestern PA.

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