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New TIF law gives Burnsville tool for makeover 29.3.2008 Twincities.com: Local
The largest makeover project in the history of Burnsville is on track again.
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In the Region | New Jersey: Why Dumps Are Gaining in Allure 29.3.2008 NY Times: Real Estate
Transforming waste facilities into more lucrative properties is becoming increasingly common.
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Scorned Trash Pickers Become Global Environmental Force 25.3.2008 Common Dreams: Headlines
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - As the world scrambles to save dwindling resources and halt global warming, a long-scorned population is becoming the latest hope in the environmental battle. The unsung heroes are the impoverished trash pickers who fill the streets of countless cities around the developing world, searching garbage for cardboard, plastic bags and other treasure [...]
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Changing Civic Engagement In New Orleans One Video Blog Post at Time 24.3.2008 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
Photo by I have just returned from a week in New Orleans where I participated in the hosted by . For many years, I've organized a pre-conference event called the , an opportunity for nonprofit techies to share their expertise or volunteer for a local organization on a specific project. I on BlogHer last week.As I mentioned, one of the Day of Service activities was a video blogging workshop for local nonprofits given by and . Several weeks before heading down to New Orleans, I kept looking my old in the corner of my office. While it is a perfectly wonderful camera, still working, I had not been using it as much lately. So, I thought, why not offer it up as a prize for video blogging workshop participants? Maybe that camera could help someone ...
Scrap metal big business 24.3.2008 Denver Post: Local
All day, every day, John Eller cruises alleys, rifling through every Dumpster he sees.
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Coming up dry on bottles 24.3.2008 Boston Globe: Latest
Standing over a grocery cart full of empty Budweiser bottles and Coke cans, James Williams walked to a trash barrel outside a South End redemption center, pulled out a few empty plastic water bottles, and shrugged.
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Coming up dry on bottles 24.3.2008 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Standing over a grocery cart full of empty Budweiser bottles and Coke cans, James Williams walked to a trash barrel outside a South End redemption center, pulled out a few empty plastic water bottles, and shrugged.
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LETTERS TO BUSINESS 23.3.2008 SFGate: Business & Technology
Offering another way to dispose of trash Editor - "Junk overhaul helps shrink trash hauls" (March 16) focused on recycling as the solution to managing the Bay Area's solid waste problem. However, recycling alone will not avert the impending solid waste ...
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LETTERS TO BUSINESS 22.3.2008 SFGate: Business & Technology
Offering another way to dispose of trash Editor - "Junk overhaul helps shrink trash hauls" (March 16) focused on recycling as the solution to managing the Bay Area's solid waste problem. However, recycling alone will not avert the impending solid waste ...
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Shining a Light on Fluorescent Bulbs 22.3.2008 Truthout.com
Alex Johnson for MSNBC reports that "Compact fluorescent light bulbs, long touted by environmentalists as a more efficient and longer-lasting alternative to the incandescent bulbs that have lighted homes for more than a century, are running into resistance from waste industry officials and some environmental scientists, who warn that the bulbs' poisonous innards pose a bigger threat to health and the environment than previously thought."
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Moretown landfill going to burn methane for power 21.3.2008 Boston Globe: Vermont
Vermont's second largest landfill is going to start turning its waste methane into electricity. By fall the methane-fed flame visible to passers-by on Interstate 89 will be gone, the fuel going to power two diesel generators that will make electricity that will be sold to Green Mountain Power .
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Moretown landfill going to burn methane for power 21.3.2008 Boston Globe: Latest
Vermont's second largest landfill is going to start turning its waste methane into electricity. By fall the methane-fed flame visible to passers-by on Interstate 89 will be gone, the fuel going to power two diesel generators that will make electricity that will be sold to Green Mountain Power .
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Open Thread 21.3.2008 Crooks Liars
I have no idea where John Hussein Kennedy’s lapel pin is or why there is no flag behind him, sorry. Coming next Wednesday, March 26 to a theatre near you, a free simulcast featuring Michael J. Fox and Air America’s Marc Maron, “Everything you always wanted to know about the separation of Church and [...]
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Hospitals reuse 'one-use' devices 21.3.2008 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
Cost-cutting is part of drive to 'reprocess' scrubs, cutting blades.

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Town giving thought to trash facility 20.3.2008 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
A proposal for a $10 million regional trash transfer station in Holbrook near the Randolph line is headed for a decisive vote in the April 1 election. A question on the Holbrook ballot asks voters if they want selectmen to lease an 11-acre town-owned industrial site to a development team planning a 1,000-ton-per-day trash facility.
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Companies work together to convert waste into hydrogen fuel 19.3.2008 Boston Globe: Connecticut
Companies in Iowa and Connecticut are working together on a power system run by internal combustion engines burning hydrogen gas made from all types of waste products.
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Carcieri nominates new leaders for troubled landfill agency 18.3.2008 Boston Globe: Rhode Island
Gov. Don Carcieri has nominated new leaders for the troubled corporation in charge of Rhode Island's landfill.
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Greece: police end landfill spat 17.3.2008 Boston Globe: Latest
Riot police intervened to keep Athens' landfill open Monday, amid an escalating confrontation between labor unions and Greece's conservative government over pension reforms.
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San Leandro firm among few mattress recyclers 16.3.2008 SFGate: Top Stories
Sergio Solarez smoothly ran his utility knife around the side of a queen-size mattress, like slicing a cake into two layers. He pulled off the flowered fabric and two layers of foam, flipped the mattress over with an explosion of dust, and sliced and stripped... ...
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Junking stuff has gotten more complex 16.3.2008 SFGate: Top Stories
The junk-hauling business is starting to think outside the box - er, dump. A growing number of small Bay Area hauling firms are promising to recycle or find new homes for people's unwanted stuff rather than sending it straight to the landfill. They market... ...
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