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Grace Lee

Why Aren’t My Fellow Americans Doing More Recycling?

Grace Lee
| 27th July 2012
Grace Lee has just spent a month in Seoul, South Korea working as an intern for the Resource Recirculation Management Division under the Climate Change and Environment Bureau of Seoul City Hall. Here’s what she has to say to her fellow US citizens about their domestic waste…

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Can a landfill site ever return to nature?

Nick Kimbrell
| 6th July 2010
One of the biggest landfill sites in the US is in the process of becoming a nature reserve and a recreation ground. Is this just papering over the cracks, or can our rubbish heaps really turn into something beautiful?

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Irish eyes are smiling

30th May 2007
Environment Secretary David Miliband's proposed reforms to the British waste collection system have caused no end of bitter debate. But would the public be more welcoming if the Secretary of State took a leaf out of Ireland's book?

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Urban Composting

The Ecologist
| 1st February 2005
Imagine you could turn 30 per cent of your household waste, at no cost, into high-quality compost for your plants, while also reducing toxic emissions from incinerator plants...

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