It is spring again and the problems with wind on recycling days becomes more and more obvious as the snow recedes. Here is a piece I wrote back in 2012 that discusses my exasperation with the wind-blown litter each recycling day. Source: What’s with the wind every recycling day!
Originally posted on On the River 2009+:
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Have you ever heard of the concept of an “Earthship“? I was introduced to the concept by my brother-in-law about 14 years ago and was blown away. What is an Earthship then? In a nutshell, an Earthship is an Eco-friendly home, made predominantly from recycled materials, designed to be as close to “off-grid” as possible. […]
Originally posted on TED Blog:
Last October, we posted this TEDTalk given at TEDGlobal 2011 by plastic engineer Mike Biddle, Founder and President of MBA Polymers, which has developed an incredibly energy and economically efficient method to recycle plastics — by turning it into the raw material again. The TEDtalk elicited over 1000 comments and questions…
This video is all about empowerment. It is all about acting on our commitments…to the environment, to social justice, to each other. It is about supporting our government’s initiatives for becoming a “World Class Regulator“. As with other “stuff” video, this one makes its point in the same clear logical fashion, taking us from being […]
Have you every noticed, that it is almost always windy on the nights when you have to put out your paper or your plastic for recycling? My house is at the end of a long street that parallels the direction of the prevailing winds and you should see my front yard on recycling mornings. What a mess. […]