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Written by Ariel Miller | September 19, 2014

Guest Speaker Series: Sharon Kneiss of NW&RA

Our waste is increasingly viewed as a resource from which we can extract new value and repurpose as new products. Innovations like curbside pickup of recyclables and “single-stream” recycling collection have nearly tripled collection rates hovering around 35 percent, and the habit of recycling has become rooted in our society....

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Written by Jordan Roberts | September 18, 2014

Place by Design Finalist - The Lowline on TED Talks

The 2014 Place by Design Finalist, The Lowline, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to converting an abandoned, historic trolley terminal in NYC’s Lower East Side into an extraordinary subterranean cultural amenity using cutting-edge green technology to illuminate the space. Watch co-founder and executive director, Dan Barasch, discuss the project at...