Why do people talk about “circular economy” when discussing sustainability? What does economy have to do with sustainability? Can it lead us towards a future in which 9 billion people can live well? Recall that sustainability is considered the “triple bottom line” and includes
Donna was invited to speak for the West Pikeland Township Environmental Advisory Council to discuss improving residential recycling habits. Topics included why recycling is important, how the process works, and how we can improve the quality of recycling to create value in a circular economy.
Did you know that less than 200 years ago most American homes were lit by whale-oil lamps? How did we, as a Nation, move from depleting our whale resource to utilizing a new fossil fuel resource? It was not a “Save the Whales” campaign, and it did not happen as a result of
When I talk about sustainability, people usually think I mean just recycling. In my opinion, recycling is the penultimate thing you should do with a material, next to putting it in the garbage can. Here are 5 reasons why I think the recycling process in the US is broken.