A Changed World

Communities around North America are waking up to a changed world. Our expectation for continuous improvement of the systems that support our lifestyles, transportation choices and patterns of housing has been shaken. Budget cuts are forcing communities and governments to reconsider priorities; in Washington State a new user fee was introduced for users of recreation trails, to […]

Commercial Recycling

Update: The New York Times featured an excellent article on the current situation with recycling in North America, profiling a number of recycling companies… A sign at the office of North Shore Recycled Fibers tells clients of a new policy: instead of paying for cardboard, the company will charge a penny a pound to accept […]