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Written by Ariel Miller | September 19, 2014

Guest Speaker Series: Sharon Kneiss of NW&RA

Our waste is increasingly viewed as a resource from which we can extract new value and repurpose as new products. Innovations like curbside pickup of recyclables and “single-stream” recycling collection have nearly tripled collection rates hovering around 35 percent, and the habit of recycling has become rooted in our society....

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Written by Lorena Burgess | August 20, 2014

Session Spotlight: Eat Dirt

Non-renewable resources are often associated with things like oil, coal, nuclear energy and natural gas. But what about soil? Every plant and animal on the planet depends on this vast ecosystem of microorganisms, yet it remains on the peripheral of many environmental discussions.