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Just call her the Waste Ace

Just four years out of Lewis & Clark College, Claire Cummings has carved out a niche at Bon Appétit, a food service based in Palo Alto, California, with 500-plus cafes—the word “cafeteria” is gently discouraged—around the country. 

Conan O’ Brien Shares Tips for Saving Water

I was watching an episode of The Simpsons the other night and in the opening scene, Marge is nagging Homer to fix a leaky faucet. Of course, Homer puts it off and his laziness has dire consequences: the wasted water causes a huge sinkhole under the city of Springfield. While a leaky faucet isn’t likely to cause a giant sinkhole—those […]