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
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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.
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
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
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