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Climate change: Quest for zero waste community in remote Japanese village

Posted in Adhocracy, Solid Waste, Transition Towns with tags , , on August 5, 2008 by Mark P. Line

Climate change: Quest for zero waste community in remote Japanese village

  • But gee, it’s so … so … inconvenient!

Alphabet Soup: The Seas of Garbage (video)

Posted in Solid Waste on July 26, 2008 by Mark P. Line

Alphabet Soup

  • So, what goes through your mind when they ask, “Paper or plastic?”
  • If it were up to me, I’d have permanent, textile grocery bags that I took with me to the grocery store. But that’s not how they do things here, is it.

HowStuffWorks “The Great Pacific Garbage Patch”

Posted in Solid Waste on July 25, 2008 by Mark P. Line

HowStuffWorks “The Great Pacific Garbage Patch”

  • Everybody I’ve mentioned oceanic garbage patches to recently has indicated that they’d never heard of such a thing, and yet they’ve been growing rapidly since the 1950’s. Why are they such a well-kept secret?

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