food waste

More efficient models for environmental sustainability

According to the World Health Organization, the percentage of the world’s population living in urban areas will continue to grow in the upcoming decades. Kartik Chandran from Columbia University in New York City joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss ways to help us leave a friendlier chemical footprint on this earth by changing the way we […]

Science on the road to a more colorful tire

Carbon black is a material found in tires that makes the rubber stronger and gives tires their distinctive black color. But a new food waste technology may have you seeing more colorful tires in the future. Professor Katrina Cornish of The Ohio State University has been researching the use of tomato peels and egg shells […]

SciTech Now Episode 31

Episode thirty-one of SciTech Now brings you the latest breakthroughs in science, technology and innovation. Experts at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City discuss the importance of a collection of fossils donated by two professors at Ohio University; we get a sneak peak of “Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night” which is presented by the Zoological Lighting Institute, and more.

Grocery Store Food Waste

We take a look at a company in Washington State that has developed a new technology to reuse food waste from grocery stores as fertilizer.