One way to reduce food waste: Use it to make soil healthier

Food waste contains valuable nutrients that can make soil healthier and more productive. Researchers at Colorado State University working with Leprino Foods, a global supplier of dairy products, are exploring the potential for transforming lactose – the natural sugar in milk – into a resource that can enhance agricultural sustainability.

New report discusses accelerating carbon storage in soil

In a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine the state of the art and challenges of terrestrial carbon sequestration or removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere by accelerating carbon storage in soil, plants and wood biomass are described.

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