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
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
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
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.
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
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