Killer of the Bay

Algal blooms are plaguing our nation causing “Dead Zones” which stifle all other lifeforms in the ecosystem. These blooms form from excessive amounts of nutrients (e.g. nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium) that can be found in polluted water runoff. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the agriculture sector represents one of the most significant … Read more

Waste to Energy

It is estimated that 40% of food is lost or wasted across the food system lifecycle – from the farm, to the retailer/restaurant, to the consumer. Based on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent findings in the United States (US), 133 billion pounds of food is thrown away annually. The production of methane in landfills … Read more