Tags » Waste

Lessons from the garden

Many years ago I came across Ruth Stout’s “No Work Garden Book.” Ruth was an advocate of a permanent deep mulch system of gardening. She never tilled or hoed her garden. 789 more words

From The Cavalier County Republican

The Dilemma of the Half-Eaten Donut on the Ground by my Truck

Maybe it’s the delirium of a three day weekend looming large in my future, but I noticed half of a donut on the ground by where I parked my truck this morning when I got to work. 121 more words

Everything Else

The Blue Wrap project

At Gundersen Health System we use blue wrap to wrap surgical instruments and trays prior to sterilization. In the past, once the surgical instruments and trays were in the OR, they were unwrapped prior to surgery and the blue wrap was thrown away. 282 more words

Gundersen Health System

Poem: Never ending bloom

What grows from the wars we wage?
Fields of poppies grew before, blood red and swaying
brittle and fragile on hundred year old breezes;
Untimely sands and ocean depths, 225 more words


Monotony is Killing Me

I used to find comfort in consistency,

but now life’s monotony is killing me.

The days seem to drag on,

and after a while, I ask,   119 more words

All Posts

Agricultural Hormone Waste is the New #Water #Pollution

by @anarchyroll

When people think of water pollution, what comes to mind? Maybe visions of sewage run offs, industrial plants, oil spills, etc?

I was certainly surprised to learn that “ 278 more words


Turning trash into treasure with mobile composting

Jeremy Howell with East Side Compost Pedallers joined us in the studio on Thursday to talk about the ways they’re bridging the gap between consumers who produce waste and the community gardens and other farms that use the valuable resource.The organization uses heavy-duty bicycles to collect paper products, fruit and vegetable scraps, eggshells, coffee grounds and other “scrapple” from homes, offices and restaurants in the East Austin Area.They currently serve the area east of I35, with the Colorado River and Hwy 183 as their lower and upper borders. 20 more words