Green Sense Radio

Trash-to-tires made from tomato peels/President Trump undoing environmental progress

April 25, 2017

Food waste from tomato peels and eggshells could be turned into tires. Dr. Katrina Cornish is biomaterials researcher with the Ohio State University, who’s made the discovery.

President Donald Trump recently signed the Energy Independence Executive Order which could undo the Clean Power Plan, the moratorium on coal mining of federal lands and the acceptance of climate change.  To help us understand how cities can continue to fight climate change despite all of thise, we’re joined by Carolyn Berndt, Program Director for Sustainability for the National League of Cities.