Posts Tagged waste

Kayaking New York’s Newest Superfund Site

November 9, 2010
Kayaking New York's Newest Superfund Site

I grew up with boats, canoeing the upper Hudson River and its tributaries, kayaking Maine’s coast, portaging canoes between Adirondack lakes and sailing Vermont’s varied winds. But in seven years of living in New York City, surrounded by water, I never once shipped off shore, save for some ferry rides. Blame it on the difficulty […]

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Does Waste = Fuel?

October 5, 2009
Does Waste = Fuel?

I came across an interesting project this morning: MetaboliCity. Their work focuses mainly on localizing urban food systems and they just recently exhibited some examples of their excellence during the London Design Festival. Part of a growing movement to put the fun back in functional design, they are getting urbanites to rethink food. But what […]

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Curb Catastrophic Waste in Your Home

July 22, 2009
Curb Catastrophic Waste in Your Home

Our regular readers have probably noticed that for the last few weeks we have been posting about upcoming events being held on Governors Island. These have all been sponsored and organized by our host Institute and today I’d like to quickly make sure that people know exactly what it is that we’re doing out there, […]

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