For the first time in Earth Day Omaha’s history, we the capacity to make the event go Zero Waste! But if we’re going to do it, we need everyone’s help. Read on to understand what Zero Waste is, how we got here, and how you can help… WHAT’S ZERO WASTE? It means treating trash like…

We invited Brent Crampton from Hillside Solutions to give us the scoop on composting during our Morning Blend segment. Read the full inteview below on how you can start composting at home. What is composting? Composting is basically nature’s version of recycling.  But where humans work with paper, plastic, and aluminum to create new products, nature…

More than half of U.S. waste, nearly 135 million tons, ends up in landfills each year. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, nearly one-fifth of waste is made up of everyday plastic items that can’t be recycled using existing recycling infrastructure. However, innovative energy recovery programs are emerging nationwide to divert previously hard-to-recycle plastics…

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