Browsing All posts tagged under »Recycling«

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 […]

The Ordinance Committee Talks Waste Management

August 14, 2012


The acoustics of Room 402 leave much to be desired. Subtract the presence of carpeting due to renovations and add the open windows due to the lack of air conditioning in City Hall and what you get is a frustrating exercise in listening to the City Council Ordinance subcommittee meeting where solutions to Lynn’s trash problem […]