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Brave New EPR World and Its Resource Monopolies

by Aunty Entropy - 07.17.2012

Imagine a world in which there were state-mandated middleman organizations that contracted for and controlled the recovery of all discarded resources; that were funded by…

Bioconversion – Garbage In, Garbage Out

by Aunty Entropy - 02.29.2012

There are many nuances in the new garbage-to-energy initiatives. In May a conference is coming to San Francisco put on by the new wave of…

Only 3 Rs – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

by Aunty Entropy - 09.02.2010

To get to Zero Waste we need only 3Rs – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – not four or five or fifteen.

5 reasons why cities need land for green industry

by Aunty Entropy - 08.13.2010

Cities that want green industries need to decide:  which kinds do they want?  Which ones should they set up first?  Which neighborhoods have correct zoning?Are…