The following is an op-ed piece by Earth911.com Staff Writer Jennifer Berry and does not describe the views or opinions of Earth911. If you open the book “1,000 Places to See Before You Die,” going to a landfill probably isn’t there. It certainly wouldn’t have made my own “bucket” list – after all, Thailand and [...] Continue reading →
For some people, “waste-to-energy” is a stirring term. The process, which generally involves burning of refuse to generate steam, heat or electricity, is an often divisive issue for a community making the decision to fund the construction of a waste-to-energy plant. “You need three things to make it successful: the community will, the political will [...] Continue reading →
Getting stains and spills out of your carpet can be a nightmare, with carpet fibers quickly absorbing and retaining liquids if not tended to right away. Though an inconvenience for homeowners, these properties make carpet the ideal material for oil and sediment absorption.
But county officials in Walton County, Fla. realized this component could be beneficial. Made [...] Continue reading →