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Stacking that whoa..

     This is a picture from Zhanglidong, China.” More than 100 dump trucks piled high with garbage line the narrow road leading to Zhanglidong, waiting to empty their loads in a landfill as big as 20 football fields. 188 more words

City Dweller

Mound to offer recycling at Surfside

The City of Mound is announcing a recycling pilot program at Surfside Park & Beach for the summer of 2015. Until the new recycling containers were placed in the park recently, both garbage and recyclable items had been co-mingled by those using the park and coming and going by boat.

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Westonka News

"Completely Disposable Lunch" or Getting a Global Perspective

Kepler’s class went to the zoo on Thursday and the instructions were to pack a completely disposable lunch. When we went to the park the other day, we were instructed to pack a completely trash-free lunch.  659 more words

Life With Kepler

Amazing Volunteers!

Thank you so much to Kelsey, Haley, Hannah, Katherine and Madeleine for volunteering at Carp Ridge EcoWellness Centre on Wednesday May 6, 2015. With the help of you and your team, we were able to get our fire pit ready for the summer programs; move four trailers full of brush and collect a good portion of the garbage and recycling that has landed on the roadside over the winter. 98 more words

EcoWellness Centre

Totally Rad Post, Dude!

What’s more sketchy than a 41-year old mom using skateboard lingo found on the internet?  Probably nothing.  And yet I must do it in this post about skater turned green entrepreneur Mark “Boltz” Boltwood. 428 more words

Weekly photo challenge: broken

For many gardeners, as for most modern artists – gardening is an art, isn’t it? – broken is just a good excuse to recycle. This week’s challenge took me back to the day when we visited two master recyclers, Elmer and Linda Long, at their Bottle Tree Ranch in the Mojave Desert. 160 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken is not Finished

This week’s challenge is perfect for the photos I took yesterday at Hippie Tom’s Serendipity Farm – an antique/junque pickers’ and gleaners’ mecca in Southeastern Wisconsin.  166 more words