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Worms help reduce waste

Have a think about what goes in your bin. According to Planet Ark, more than half the rubbish in there would be green waste and food scraps. In fact, we put more than 4.5m tonnes of food into landfill every year, which creates methane, a gas that contributes to climate change 25 times more than… Read More »

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez suggests 'Medicare for all' be paid for by Pentagon waste

Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez suggested that “Medicare for all” costs be covered by money allocated to the Department of Defense. The New York Democrat over the weekend referenced a Nation magazine report about problems with a Pentagon audit due to bookkeeping deficiencies, irregularities, and errors. “In all, at least a mind-boggling $ 21 trillion of Pentagon… Read More »