Zero Waste Provides Alternative Option to Incinerator in Alsace Region of France

Date: 2 Jul 2004 | posted in: Press Release, waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

NEWS RELEASE July 2, 2004 For Further Information: Institute for Local Self Reliance Neil Seldman President(202) 898-1610   ZERO WASTE DEFEATS INCINERATOR IN FRANCE Within one month of its introduction in France, the concept and details of Zero Waste were selected as a cost-effective and environmentally sound solid waste management alternative to disposal in incinerators and … Read More

Alameda County Waste Management Authority Heralded as One of the Nation’s Best Press Release

Date: 3 Oct 2002 | posted in: Press Release, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

NEWS RELEASE October 3, 2002   For Further Information Alameda County Waste Management Authority Bruce Goddard Public Affairs Director(510) 614-1699 Institute for Local Self Reliance Brenda Platt Director of Materials Recovery 202-898-1610 Alameda County Waste Management Authority Heralded as One of the Nation’s Best Washington, D.C. — Alameda County, California (pop. 1.46 million), has one of … Read More

Recycling Sector Has 30-Year Record of Impressive Growth

MEDIA ADVISORY January 11, 2002 For Immediate Release Contact: Dr. Neil Seldman, Ph. D. 202-898-1610 Recycling Sector Has 30-Year Record of Impressive Growth Washington, D.C. — Recent economic and employment news has been somewhat grim. The U.S. unemployment rate rose to 5.8 percent in December 2001 – the highest in six years. The economy may be … Read More

Recycling Sector Has 30-Year Record of Impressive Growth

MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release Contact Neil Seldman Ph.D. , (202) 698-1610 January 11, 2002 RECYCLING SECTOR HAS 30-YEAR RECORD OF IMPRESSIVE GROWTH Washington, D.C. – Recent economic and employment news has been somewhat grim. The U.S. unemployment rate rose to 5.8 percent in December 2001 – the highest in six years. The economy may be … Read More

National Deconstruction Training Program Announced

Date: 5 Nov 2001 | posted in: Press Release, waste - deconstruction, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Media Advisory – November 5, 2001 For Immediate Release Contact: Mark Jackson @ (202) 898-1610 Jim Primdahl@ (503) 341-3050 National Deconstruction Training Program Announced Portland, Oregon -The Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) announced the kick-off of its national deconstruction training program, which will provide worker and entrepreneur training throughout the country to community development organizations and small … Read More

Crisis Should Spur Citizens to Take Control of Electricity System – Seeing the Light Press Release

Date: 9 Jun 2001 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States, Press Release | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

New Book Provides Concrete Examples of How to Regain Control and Reliability.  Few Americans feel they understand, let alone have any say over, the intricate forces that determine whether their lights go on. In today’s energy system, we have become utterly dependent on distant power plants, long-haul transmission lines, and unaccountable decision-makers.  Toregain reliability and peace of mind, according to a new book published by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR), citizens must take charge of their electrons.

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The Other Gasoline Crisis: Speeding Up The Shift From MTBE To Ethanol

Date: 28 Sep 2000 | posted in: agriculture, Energy, Press Release | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 28, 2000 Contact: David Morris, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, 612-276-3456 THE OTHER GASOLINE CRISIS: SPEEDING UP THE SHIFT FROM MTBE TO ETHANOL MINNEAPOLIS, MN – While gasoline prices have captured the recent headlines, another transportation fuel crisis remains unresolved. MTBE, a gasoline additive widely used in larger metropolitan areas to … Read More

New Fact Sheet Packet Highlights Record-Setting Food Recovery Programs

Date: 14 Jan 1999 | posted in: Press Release, waste - recycling, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

NEWS RELEASE New Fact Sheet Packet Highlights Record-Setting Food Recovery Programs January 1999 For immediate release Contact: Brenda Platt, Institute for Local Self-Reliance – 202-898-1610 Washington, D.C. — Food comprises almost 7% by weight of the total U.S. municipal solid waste stream. This translates to 14 million tons of food discards each year. Only a small … Read More

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