Food System, Innovation

Waste Less, Save Millions: Community Changemaker Katherine Sizov

Sep 15th, 2021 | By Nicole Sturzenberger

How a recent college grad is helping pear and apple packers waste less and save millions.
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Innovation

Are microgrids the answer to helping rural areas be more sustainable?

May 10th, 2021 | By Morgen Harvey

Rural areas have always had challenges when it comes to energy investments. Microgrids appear to be the solution to help them be more sustainable.
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Innovation

Inside the proposal to give Minnesota miners a heavy-duty electric vehicle fleet

Aug 31st, 2020 | By Frank Jossi

Under a proposal to regulators, Minnesota Power would help mining companies convert to electric mining vehicles.
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Innovation

Does this tiny island off the coast of Maine hold the answer to the future of electricity?

Jul 19th, 2020 | By Stephanie Bouchard

Integrating time-tested technology with emerging innovations, remote Isle au Haut could be a renewable energy model for the rest of the world.
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Innovation

From Food Waste to Cleaning Spray

Apr 24th, 2020 | By Alex Lahr

Veles is a new household cleaner made entirely from food waste—and is living a sustainable mission from start to finish.
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Innovation

Four Food Waste Innovators from CES 2020

Jan 14th, 2020 | By Alex Lahr

From at-home solutions to commercial integrations, here are a few innovative technologies from CES 2020 that may help fight food waste.
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Innovation

Community Changemakers: Pitt Hydroponics

Jan 2nd, 2020 | By Amy Leibrock

Meet the students of Pitt Hydroponics, a college club with a mission to feed neighbors and give the community tools to grow their own food.
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Innovation

Sailing into a Clean Shipping Future

Dec 10th, 2019 | By Amy Leibrock

A shipbuilding project in Costa Rica is striving to show the world that fossil-fuel-free maritime shipping is possible — and can even be profitable.
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Innovation

Is an EV Battery With a 1,500-Mile Range Possible?

Oct 28th, 2019 | By Amy Leibrock

Imagine driving a zero-emissions car that didn’t need anything from you for 1,500 miles — no gas fill-ups or even plugging in. Thanks to a persistent inventor, that may be a reality in the UK as soon as next year.
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Innovation

This Cheap Sensor Could Solve a Big Food Waste Problem

Jul 31st, 2019 | By Marlene Cimons

Scientists have developed a low-cost microchip that can tell if food is safe to eat.
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