Jul 28, 2014 | 27:30What A Waste Industrial Waste Audio
What A Waste Industrial Waste Jul 28, 2014 | 27:30We like to blame industry for our waste woes, but, it turns out, a lot of businesses are taking sustainability to heart. Motivated by the the huge cost-savings that go into reducing, repurposing and even selling their waste. Host Torah Kachur looks at th
Jul 14, 2014 | 27:30What A Waste Human Waste Audio
What A Waste Human Waste Jul 14, 2014 | 27:30Torah Kachur finds out how flushing your pee and poop down the drain is also flushing away cash. Scientists are working to turn feces into medical treatments and cow urine into drinkable water.
Jul 7, 2014 | 27:30What A Waste Nuclear Waste Audio
What A Waste Nuclear Waste Jul 7, 2014 | 27:30Nuclear power is sometimes called the cleanest way to generate energy, but spent fuel cells are radioactive and dangerous for millions of years. Host Torah Kachur talks to scientists who are developing more efficient reactors and safer storage methods.
Jun 30, 2014 | 27:30What A Waste Human waste Audio
What A Waste Human waste Jun 30, 2014 | 27:30Health officials estimate North Americans throw out about one-third of our groceries,while millions go hungry in other parts of the world. Scientists are working to turn that wasted food into plastic, animal feed, even fuel.
Jun 23, 2014 | 27:27What A Waste E-waste Audio
What A Waste E-waste Jun 23, 2014 | 27:2750 million tons of electronic waste, including cell phones, computers and toasters are piling up every year, leaching poisons into soil and groundwater. Science is helping us extract valuable minerals like gold hidden within our discarded gadgets.