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Katie Elzer-Peters, author of “No-Waste Kitchen Gardening," talks about how to “regrow your leftover greens, stalks, seeds, and more.” Make more of your garden. https://t.co/FqjyyWLZzP https://t.co/2bSO7nPvs5

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From sprouting unused popcorn for sweet greens or turning your avocado pits into a new plant, No-Waste Kitchen Gardening author Katie Elzer-Peters has ideas for turning food scraps into foodstuffs. Earth911 talks with Elzer-Peters. https://t.co/X0DWJer9cK https://t.co/dvxFg6b5Nx

Sustainability is a problem of progress. 5G wireless technology is one of several important new tools to create the reverse logistics networks that can turn the economy into a sustainable circular system. #SPONSORED #Verizon5GFuture @verizon
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Tech companies have been criticized for years for their exorbitant energy consumption. But a transition to renewable sources is underway. https://t.co/RkN0YvhuoY