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Bad Beer: An Article with Potential, but Left a Sour Taste

http://www.wsj.com/articles/why-west-coast-recyclers-think-sewage-water-might-make-good-beer-1426109886 This article comprises anecdotal reporting from various West Coast locations about very progressive, and in the case of the Urban Death Project, controversial recycling projects. The article has an interesting title, and very interesting content, but was written in a way that was confusing and hard to follow.  The title of the article “Why […]

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One man’s trash is another man’s treasure

It is a truism that material consumption in much of the developed and developing world has gotten out of control. Rampant consumerism and waste, superflous packaging and down-right negligence have created a problem that seems insurmountable. In fact, the world’s largest trash dump is actually a massive floating pile of trash known as the Great […]

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Field Trip to Carleton Farms Landfill 10/24/2012

Out of sight, out of mind? Not for ENVIRON 320! We took a trip to the Carleton Farms landfill last Wednesday to observe what happens to our trash when it leaves our homes. Between the methane pumps, stories-high trash heap and memorable bus ride, we had quite an adventure   View from the top Our […]

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