Waste reduction

FILE - In this Thursday, May 4, 2017 file photo, a third-grader punches in her student identification to pay for a meal at Gonzales Community School in Santa Fe, N.M. The Trump administration is proposing a rollback of nutrition guidelines for federal school meals programs that had been promoted by Michelle Obama as part of her campaign to combat child obesity. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee, file)
January 17, 2020 - 7:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday took another step toward dismantling Michelle Obama's school nutrition guidelines, proposing a new rule that could lead to more pizza and fries and less fruit and a smaller variety of vegetables on school menus. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue...
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In this Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 photo, a Blue Bottle Coffee paper to-go cup rests on a table outside one of their cafes in San Francisco. The Oakland-based chain says it's getting rid of disposable cups at two locations next year, as part of a pledge to go “zero-waste” at its 70 U.S. locations by the end of 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
December 24, 2019 - 12:14 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new cafe culture is brewing in the San Francisco area, where a growing number of coffee houses are banishing paper to-go cups and replacing them with everything from glass jars to rental mugs and BYO cup policies. What started as a small trend among neighborhood cafes to...
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In this April 2, 2019, photo, pigs eat from a trough at the Las Vegas Livestock pig farm in Las Vegas. The farm feeds their pigs with food wast from Las Vegas casinos. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 28, 2019 - 10:18 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — At a farm outside Las Vegas, a herd of pigs feasts on lobster, sausage links and beef. In town, people at a community center sit for a dinner that may include sliders and truffle mac and cheese. The two meals have something in common: Both came from the kitchens of Sin City's...
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Fat Slice pizza employee Gustavo Munoz fills a cup with water Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, in Berkeley, Calif. Berkeley has approved a 25-cent tax on disposable cups city officials say is part of an effort to eliminate restaurant waste. The City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to approve the ordinance that also forces restaurants to provide to-go containers that are compostable by January 2020. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
January 23, 2019 - 7:09 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Patrons of restaurants and coffee shops in Berkeley, California, who don't bring a reusable cup for their beverage will have to pay a 25-cent fee for a disposable cup as part of an ordinance approved by city officials to reduce restaurant waste. Berkeley's City Council voted...
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A man passes by advertisements of Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note Fan Edition at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Samsung Electronics said in a statement Tuesday, July 18, 2017, it will recover gold and other metals in the recalled Galaxy Note 7 and retrieve components from the fire-prone phones to reduce wastes. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 18, 2017 - 1:40 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics plans to recover gold and other metals and components from recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to reduce waste. The South Korean company said Tuesday that it expects to retrieve 157 tons of gold, silver, cobalt, copper and other metals from millions of...
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July 18, 2017 - 1:03 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics says it will recover gold and other metals in the recalled Galaxy Note 7 and retrieve components from the fire-prone phones to reduce wastes. The South Korean company said in a statement Tuesday it will likely retrieve 157 tons of gold, silver, cobalt,...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2016, file photo, a woman walks by an advertisement of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at the company's showroom in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics said Sunday, July 2, 2017, its recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones will be recycled and sold starting this week in South Korea. The Galaxy Note FE phone, using unused parts in the recalled Note 7 smartphones, will go on sale in South Korea on Friday at 700,000 won ($611), about three quarters of its original price. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
July 03, 2017 - 9:11 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics plans to recycle and sell its recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones starting this week in South Korea, salvaging their unused parts. The Galaxy Note FE phone will go on sale in South Korea on Friday at 700,000 won ($611), about three quarters of its original...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2016, file photo, a woman walks by an advertisement of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at the company's showroom in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics said Sunday, July 2, 2017, its recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones will be recycled and sold starting this week in South Korea. The Galaxy Note FE phone, using unused parts in the recalled Note 7 smartphones, will go on sale in South Korea on Friday at 700,000 won ($611), about three quarters of its original price. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
July 02, 2017 - 11:39 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics plans to recycle and sell its recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones starting week in South Korea, salvaging their unused parts. The Galaxy Note FE phone will go on sale in South Korea on Friday at 700,000 won ($611), about three quarters of its original price,...
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WWL AP Feed General
July 02, 2017 - 6:22 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Sunday its recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones will be recycled and sold starting this week in South Korea. The Galaxy Note FE phone, using unused parts in the recalled Note 7 smartphones, will go on sale in South Korea on Friday at 700,000 won ($611),...
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July 02, 2017 - 1:34 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Sunday its recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones will be recycled and sold starting this week in South Korea. The Galaxy Note FE phone, using unused parts in the recalled Note 7 smartphones, will go on sale in South Korea on Friday at 700,000 won ($611),...
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