Eco activism

TRASH ELECTRONIC GIZMOS GREENLY

According to a report, “Tackling High Tech Trash,”  by Demos, a non-partisan public policy research and advocacy organization,   Americans now own 3 billion electronic products with a turnover rate of about 400 million units annually.    We now have one computer for every six people on the planet.   This […]

MAKING BLACK TOP GREEN

When Craig Benson started working on reusing industrial waste to rebuild infrastructure 20 years ago, he says, “I didn’t even know the word sustainable.”  He just knew that there were valuable materials going into landfill from places like the paper industry and the coal-burning power plants.  “Trying to find ways […]