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The cost of marine litter.

Yesterday I took a walk down the esplanade at Shanklin, it was hot and sunny. I was having a play with my new camera, which I will review at some point, and I took this snap of some plastic debris on the beach. 277 more words


Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma

“In God we trust; all others must bring data.”  – William Edwards Deming

What is Six Sigma?

Six Sigma is a set of proven tools and techniques used to achieve business growth and goals by solving business problems. 641 more words

ACE Students Shine in Waste Reduction Video Contest

Several schools from the Austin Independent School District created short videos this semester about the topic of reducing waste in landfills this semester for the Waste Reduction Video Contest. 77 more words

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Problem: You are Emptying Your Trash Because of Smell Before It's Full

Two popular trends in our world today are:

1) A fascination with chefs and cooking
2) A desire to reduce the waste we produce

The first trend may have us… 314 more words


Recycling Economics: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

John Porter, Recology Guest Blogger
San Francisco Region Group Controller

Since I started at Recology a few years ago, one of the most common questions I receive surrounds both the environmental and economic impact of recycling. 348 more words



This past Sunday I stood agasp, along with other disappointed shoppers, in front of a bare clothing rack at my local Target store. I had left everyone asleep and crept out of my house for the launch of the… 446 more words