Whats the buzz on the latest issues in the Green Community? Check out what you may have missed last week:
EarthTalk: Restaurants don't have to let unused food go to waste - Diverting food waste to feed hungry people or for animal feed or compost is a winning scenario for all concerned parties as it not only provides relief to overburdened landfills but also helps meet social welfare, agricultural and environmental needs.
The Story of Electronics: Why 'designed for the dump' is toxic for people and the planet (video) - Leonard tells us why electronics are "designed for the dump" — made to be easily replaceable, not long lasting and certainly not easy to dispose of.
Richard Branson wants in on Florida's high speed rail fun - Though some Floridians (such as incoming Transportation Committee Chair John Mica) may be indifferent to the Tampa-Orlando high speed rail line, bidders for the $2.6 billion project are coming in from all over the world.
Finding the right light: An interactive guide to finding the right CFLs for your home - ENERGY STAR has created an interactive website where you can learn the exact type of CFL bulb you can use for certain fixtures, the different color options available — soft white, bright white, and daylight — and you can even see what the colors will look like.
Recycle your old holiday lights and get a discount on ENERGY STAR sets - Sears and Kmart are taking in those old lights in exchange for a coupon toward ENERGY STAR qualified lights for their Trade-in to Trade-up to ENERGY STAR program.