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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

February 23, 2014


It’s no accident that recycling is last. It’s the least desirable option of the three. Adam Minter’s Junkyard Plant: Truths in the Billion Dollar Trash Trade sets out to explain why. Adam Minter grew up the son of a junkyard owner specializing in scrap metal, worked for his father while growing up and parlayed that […]

Metal Recycle Photo Essay

August 24, 2012



The Day After

August 30, 2011


It wasn’t as bad as all that. We got off easy. Chances are one of these days we won’t be so lucky. I was pleasantly surprised to see the DPW post about a post-Irene clean up on their Facebook page. They need to take advantage of Facebook and other social media to inform citizens more […]

Irene Takes Red Rock by Storm

August 28, 2011


Storm connoisseurs and revelers greeted Hurricane Irene this morning at Red Rock Park and all along LynnShore Drive. Some runners and joggers considered it just another day on the promenade, one immersing himself in the experience by wearing nothing but running shorts. Be forewarned though; the conditions can change quite rapidly. What started out as an […]

Precious Metals Part II

August 27, 2011


          Metal recycling program to return for Swampscott’s Jackson Park – Swampscott, MA – The Swampscott Reporter. Big rusting metal hunk of an old washing machine in your backyard? Or maybe you’ve got an over-the-hill air conditioner lying around just waiting to be tossed out. Perhaps your home renovation project has […]