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BOS Meeting 9.23.15 (Budget Requests)

Agenda Jump-Points:
Fire Department – Chief Nick Marique (0 mins 28 sec)
Emergency Management – Chief Nick Marique (13 min 56 sec)
Police Department – Chief Richard Krauss (14 min 52 sec) 18 more words

Board Of Selectmen

Solid Waste in Kathmandu Valley

This September 19th we participated with Clean Up Nepal in their Annual Nationwide Clean Up Campaign. The Campaign also marks the worldwide clean up weekend. About 35 million peoples join in with this clean up. 405 more words

Response to the Denver Post

We recently read The Denver Post’s poorly thought out editorial titled “Let Denver Zoo convert animal waste to fuel.” The editorial is just that, an opinion piece that ignores facts regarding the Denver Zoo’s… 1,193 more words


The Lebanese waste crisis and the way forward

The failure of the government to implement a new Solid Waste Management plan since the closure of the Naameh landfill has caused large protests in Lebanon. 708 more words


Metro Vancouver Offers Advice for Recycling Spoiled Food After Recent Storm

This video on emergency preparedness has good advice for dealing with extended power outages

Metro Vancouver reminds residents and businesses to use their green bins and home composters to recycle as much of the excess food waste as possible due to power outages during last weekend’s storm. 317 more words

Denver Zoo, Zero Waste Program (Biomass Gasification)

Here’s the description of the gasifier from the Rocky Mountain Chapter, ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers) 2015 conference:

Denver Zoo’s Waste to Energy Program will convert 90% of the Zoo’s waste (from trash to animal waste) to clean, sustainable energy by using a biomass gasification system. 83 more words