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Impacts of Scale on Food Waste Technologies An Analysis of Three Technology Options for the City of Minneapolis

Gurke, Kate (2017-05)
The city of Minneapolis has expressed interest in becoming a zero waste city. In order to do so the city will need to consider outlets for food waste. Consumer level food waste in the United States is contributing to a ...

Implementing Circular Economy at Target Field

Garbini, Grace; Kappler, Kelsey; Norgaard, Madeline; Garnaas-Halvorson, Peder; Phua, Pei Y (2018-05-12)
The project idea emerged out of the Minnesota Sustainable Growth Coalition (SGC), a collaborative of over 30 Fortune 500 companies working toward a sustainable environment and economy. One of the members, Target Corporation, ...

Review and Analysis of Renewable Energy Options for Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative (MVEC)

Neuman, Nick; Streitz, Ryan; Ihde, Ben (2018-05-14)
The University of Minnesota (UMN) project team reviewed and analyzed the current and proposed renewable energy programs and opportunities for Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative (MVEC) and gathered survey data from MVEC ...

Unpacking the Role of Household and Neighborhood Infrastructure in Shaping Human Wellbeing: Method Development to Inform Sustainability

Flanegin, Robert K (2018-05-19)
Cities, which are increasingly the key providers of infrastructure provision in an urbanizing world, are a key component of the global striving for a more sustainable world. With three billion people joining cities around ...

Importance of Preconception and Preventative Care: Women and the Affordable Care Act

Xiong, Pahee (2018)
In the past, policy changes have been made to ensure insurance covers pregnant women. Public programs such as Medicaid were expanded to cover pregnant women. However, there has not been much focus on expanding health ...