ECCO has won two awards from the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) and the McKnight Foundation.
Bales at the recycling facility. (Photo by Anja Curiskis); Below: Three bins (Photo by Bruce Cochran)
East Calhoun’s new one-sort recycling pilot program shows solid success: 30% more households are recycling and the neighborhood is recycling 35% more stuff.
The East Calhoun neighborhood will participate in a pilot project to study the cost-effectiveness of one-sort recycling. Beginning later this summer, eligible households (single-family to fou
Alec Neal, a 26-year-old artist and activist living in West Calhoun, has what it takes to tackle climate change: vision, focus, endurance, youth and hope.
Last month, I issued an invitation to a dozen members of our neighborhood Green Team to join me in a discussion of Lester Brown's new book about climate change, MORE »
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