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The Journey

Overview<p>The Journey starts at the security checkpoint of the San Diego International Airport. As you travel down the North Concourse, suspended just …

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Golden aluminium featuring cube patterns clads walls of university building by AVDK

Aluminium sheets perforated with a geometric pattern create angled facets around the windows of this university student centre in Kortrijk (+ …

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Metal Mesh Transparent Conductive Film Formed With Inkjet Technology

Konica Minolta Inc developed a transparent conductive film that can be made by using a new inkjet technology and forming a metal mesh …

Nymi Unveils Heartwave-Sensing Wristband To Keep Your Bitcoin Safe

Bioynym, the company behind device-unlocking wristband Nymi, has announced they’re releasing a Bitcoin wallet. Nymi’s backers are betting it’ll be the first step in people using the wristband in place of keys and passwords.<p>Embedded within the Nymi wristband is an electrocardiogram sensor which …

Foodini is a 3D printer for everything from burgers to gnocchi

Who wants a 3D printer for just candy when you can have one that prints a five-course dinner instead? That's the idea behind Foodini, a new 3D printer that takes fresh ingredients and turns them into a culinary masterpiece. The device can do things like make custom ravioli, your own unique crackers …

Building the City of the Future: Smart and Sustainable

<i>Forbes Insights Q&A on Sustainable Smart Cities with Jeffrey Peel of Quadriga Consulting…</i><p><b>Forbes Insights: Jeff, do you get the impression that everyone is jumping on the ‘smart cities’ idea?</b><p>It certainly seems to be flavor of the month. Part of the reason seems to be that many technology companies …

Analyst Report: Smart cities: Opportunities for startups

Analysis<p>The global urban population will grow from 3.5 billion to 5 billion within the next two decades. This rapid increase in population coupled …

20 Smart City Technologies for 2013 and Beyond

Santiago Chile announced they’re going to become a “smart city” in 2013. Santiago is just one example of a growing number of areas around the globe …

14 Food Waste Facts That Will Make You Want to Change the World

By 2050, the average Earthling will be consuming 3,070 calories a day, yet the average person requires only 2,000 calories. Keeping this steady path to overconsumption in mind, while nearly a billion people around the world go hungry, we waste one third of the food produced globally.<p>So, why the …

How Cities Compost Mountains of Food Waste

New York City amps up food recycling, while San Francisco shows the way.<p><b>This week, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a plan to increase composting of food scraps generated by the city's eight million inhabitants. In a few years, separation of food waste from other refuse could be</b> …

29 Ways To Stop Wasting So Much Food

At a young age, we learned to feel guilty for wasting food while other people don't have any. And maybe we should.<p>Because here's something astounding: The amount of food waste produced globally each year is more than enough to feed the nearly 1 billion hungry people in the world.<p>But does that mean …

City to Begin Food Waste Collection in Culver City Schools

Culver City hopes to eventually expand the food waste collection program citywide.<p>The Culver City Public Works Department will launch a new food …

Report: How to stop food waste

The expiration dates on your packaged foods might be exaggerated – and a change in how those “best by” and “sell by” labels are regulated might save billions in wasted food, according to a new report.<p>The date labels consumers currently find on food packages are confusing and not standardized, …

Hello Compost: Trading Food Waste for Local, Healthy Food

When we pilot Hello Compost later this year with Project EATS, we're striving to give as much control of the service to the community by designing …

UK supermarkets face mounting pressure to cut food waste

British supermarkets are coming under increasing pressure to go further than rival Tesco to show shoppers what progress they are making in reducing food waste, as the government insists that such action should remain voluntary.<p>Green campaigners have called on all major supermarkets to put an end to …

Tesco food waste: what's inside your fridge? Share your pictures

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>Tesco has disclosed food waste figures for the first time and has revealed that 68% of salad sold in bags is thrown out – 35% of it in the home. The retailer also found out nearly half of its bread is being wasted and 40% of its apples. As a result of these findings, …

Food waste: Tesco reveals most bagged salad and half its bread is thrown out

Tesco is dropping some food promotions after finding that two-thirds of produce grown for bagged salad is wasted.<p>The supermarket giant has revealed food waste figures for its operations for the first time, revealing that 68% of salad to be sold in bags is thrown out – 35% of it in the home.<p>As a …

Don't Waste Your Food

We waste 40 percent of our food in the United States. Can you imagine? We throw almost half of our food away. Perfectly good food for the most part -- food we have either bought too much of, believe has gone bad, or don't think is pretty enough to eat. And, don't forget those supersize portions, …

Why Consumers Care About Restaurant Food Waste

Thanks to new reports from NRDC and Harvard, indicating that 40 percent of feed never makes it from the farm to table, and that consumers are confused by 'sell by' and 'best by' dates, food waste is emerging as a big issue. Among the mindful consumers within our WeHatetoWaste online community, food …

Smithfield Foods, Kroger and other big food vendors turn waste into energy

Smithfield Foods, the world’s No 1 pork producer, doesn’t give up easily. It has tried all sorts of renewable-energy projects – including anaerobic-digestion projects, which use bacteria in an oxygen-free environment to transform agricultural and food waste into gas energy that can be used on-site …

Sustainability

Brilliant Compost Program Trades Food Waste for Fresh Produce

What if you could trade your discarded food waste for fresh new fruits and veggies? That’s the idea behind Hello Compost – a service that offers …

This Year's 12 Greatest Strides Towards Reducing Food Waste

The year of 2013 has been an exciting one for the future of food. Amidst moving to ban trans fats and demonstrating the threats of routinely using antibiotics in animal feed, the country woke up to the opportunity and moral obligation to waste less food.<p>When I compare where the "food waste issue" …

INFOGRAPHIC: The Cost of Food Waste

Did you know that every year about 1.3 billion tons of food go to waste? That’s about a third of all food produced – and yet 870 million people are …

How We're Tackling Food Waste One Facebook Alert At A Time

<i>This story was produced in partnership with Facebook Stories. Submit your own Facebook story here</i>.<p>---<p>Sometimes a chance to help solve a problem hits you like a ton of bricks. And if that problem relates to a fundamental human need, like food, suddenly your chance becomes an obligation. You pull …

Rivals to follow Tesco in revealing amount of food wasted

The UK's biggest grocers have pledged to disclose the volume of food discarded by their stores in an effort to cut down on the millions of tonnes wasted each year.<p>Retailers have been under pressure to act after Tesco admitted it generated 28,500 tonnes of food waste at its stores and distribution …

New plastic electronics can greatly reduce food waste worldwide

Researchers have invented a circuit that makes it possible to test whether food inside packaging is still safe to eat. This development should …

6 Habits to Prevent Food Waste

No one intends to waste food, but things happen — an overenthusiastic shopping spree at the farmers' market, an unexpected string of meals eaten out …

‘Smart’ food label is snacker’s delight

You’re back from the pub with the munchies so you head to the fridge for a look.<p>Hmm, there’s cheese and ham you opened some time ago that could be …