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Melbourne restaurants to begin dehydrating food waste for fertilizer

An innovative program in Melbourne, Australia is tackling greenhouse gas emissions associated with food waste while cleaning up popular restaurant areas. The 90 businesses in the well-known Degraves street area are switching from compost-only to a food recycling program that dehydrates food waste and turns it into fertilizer. 94 more words

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The Illusion of Progress: A Cultural History of Urban Waste

The infrastructures of cities are not nearly as efficient or stable as we often imagine them to be. Anyone seeking to understand the inner workings of a city, or of urbanism more generally, should analyze the underlying aspects: what is hidden, or what is thrown away. 2,555 more words