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Friday Linkage 1/6/2017

After more than a week spent skiing with family in Colorado I finally descended the mountains to the reality that it is really 2017.  Donald Trump will actually be our sitting president in less than two weeks.  418 more words


Incinerating incontinence

“The cabinet secretary for external affairs revealed that despite reports that the UK government may move visit to Scotland, no discussions have taken place between the two governments on the expected visit.” … 140 more words

Modern Cremation

After a long absence, I have returned to regale the living with more facts about the dead. My grandmother recently passed away after a very short struggle with a very aggressive cancer. 1,010 more words


#TDIWH—January 23, 1913: Night soil Incinerator and NYC Death Rate

January 23, 1913: Two articles in Engineering News.

“Night Soil Incinerating Furnace at a Contractor’s Camp.” By Arthur W. Tidd, “The new 500-million-gallons-daily Catskill water-system for New York City, now being built by the Board of Water Supply, necessitates that construction work shall be carried on from the Ashokan Reservoir in the Catskill Mountains to New York City, a distance of approximately 100 miles. 464 more words


A Storm in a coffee cup

after the Times revealed last week that only 1 in 400 takeaway cups were being recycled.

Simply Cups – which runs the only UK cup recycling service – said that… 227 more words


Oregon physicians oppose Marion County burning

Doctors and environmentalists oppose a proposal for Marion County to burn Portland garbage in local incinerators.

They object to Metro, the regional government for people living in the Portland area, shipping 200,000 tons of waste each year to the Covanta Marion waste-to-energy facility in Brooks. 20 more words

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