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Yes, Richer Countries Produce More Waste. But Do They Have To?

Published: 
Fri, 12/12/2014 (All day)
Category: 
Waste

When it’s garbage day in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, you won’t see abandoned trash bags on the streets waiting for pickup, as you might in Manhattan. Instead, you’ll find Taiwanese citizens lining up to heave their own bags into the garbage truck each and every night.

FED UP Movie Screening

Santa Monica's Office of Sustainability & the Environment, American Cinematheque and Sustainable Works present:

TRASHED Movie Screening

Santa Monica's Office of Sustainability & the Environment, American Cinematheque and Sustainable Works present:

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L.A. councilman to propose measure to slash greenhouse gas emissions

Published: 
Mon, 06/30/2014 - 2:46pm
Category: 
Energy

A Los Angeles city councilman wants the city to set a new "life and death" goal for slashing greenhouse gas emissions, warning of dire consequences if government and business leaders drag their feet.

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New York City Trying to Help Households Turn Waste Into Compost

Published: 
Mon, 06/02/2014 - 9:20am
Category: 
Waste

For the first week or so, the brown bins hunkered on the streets like alien capsules that had fallen to Earth: gingerly stepped around, uneasily eyed, tenaciously ignored.