New York is combating a food waste crisis, with many establishments throwing away countless tons of food each day. This issue is exacerbated during the holiday season. Fortunately, the restaurant industry is helping New Yorkers reduce this through a variety of practices.
Film and TV production can be glamorous and it plays an important role in our local economy. It can also be wasteful, using fuel-guzzling generators, bulldozing sets and filling landfills with props and other leftovers from film shoots. Now, the industry that brought Technicolor to the world is institutionalizing sustainable practices on multiple fronts.
As we all know, traditional pesticides contain toxic chemicals that are harmful to people and our environment. One of the more interesting sustainable alternatives we recently learned about is the small and colorful ladybug.