Links for March 30th through April 6th

by Mel Starrs on April 7, 2011

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These are my links for March 30th through April 6th: English fields could be tapped for sustainable biomass – 06 Apr 2011 – News from BusinessGreen – "The researchers said that converting marginal land to biomass plantations would not only be sufficient to generate approximately four per cent of current UK electricity demand, but would […]


by mel starrs on November 21, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: Recycling is Bullshit; Make Nov. 15 Zero Waste Day, not America Recycles Day : TreeHugger – "Recycling is simply the transfer of producer responsibility for what they produce to the taxpayer who has to pick it up and take it away."


These are my links for August 26th through August 28th: Sending recycling to China ‘better than binning it’ – "This study sought to answer the specific question of whether the CO2 emissions from the transport outweighed the benefits of the recycling. It quantifies the CO2 emissions from transporting one tonne of recovered mixed paper or […]


by mel starrs on August 20, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: 7th Generation Businsses: Ecoprises? « Brightest Green Blog – Recycling provides employment: "The 36x return on employment that waste recycling creates seems to make good business sense on nearly every level." McCloud: No chaos at Hab – Building Design – Kev fights his corner, in what seems to be a […]


Leeds best for recycling?

by mel starrs on January 22, 2007

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I find this story hard to believe – EST (Energy Saving Trust) are reporting: “Leeds has come first in a list of the top English regions for recycling. The city recycled 17.3 per cent of all of its household waste during 2005-06, the study by union GMB revealed.” A quick straw poll around the office […]