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Environment and Pollution in Vietnam

In Vietnam there are many Environmental issues due to the effects of the Vietnam war, as well as the country’s rapid industrialization. The quality of the environment has steadily dropped compared to other nations in the world.  1,169 more words


Types of Industrial Solid Waste (Part 1)

Industrial solid waste is defined as waste that is generated by businesses from an industrial or manufacturing process or waste generated from non-manufacturing activities that are managed as a separate waste stream. 40 more words

Industrial Solid Waste

Knick Knack Nook Re-Use-It on Bowen Island

An amazingly successful Re-Use It store on Bowen Island is giving back to the community while diverting waste from the landfill. And with each knick knack sold, their long-time goal to build a composting facility is making headway. 468 more words

Connecticut Joins "WRAP" Initiative to Boost Plastic Film Recycling

WASHINGTON, DC, June 21, 2016 – Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the American Chemistry Council‘s (ACC) Flexible Film Recycling Group (FFRG) today announced a public-private partnership that will increase opportunities for residents and businesses to recycle flexible film packaging(1). 746 more words

Global Waste

Co-composting: New take on traditional technology for better soils and sanitation

Co-composting of solid waste and fecal sludge for nutrient and organic matter recovery, 2016. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE).. 130 more words


Optimism is like doing the ChaCha, two steps back for every step forward.

Sunday was an exciting day, which follows a pretty hard couple of weeks.  The aftermath of my very poor handling of a situation still weighs heavily on my mind.   1,334 more words

Peace Corps

May Events and News

Vancouver Landfill Open House

So what does the final resting place of waste from Vancouver look like? Find out at Vancouver Landfill’s 50th Anniversary Open House and become more aware and motivated to reduce your waste generation further! 460 more words