Should burning garbage in downtown Baltimore be given $10 million in subsidies since 2011 because the state of Maryland calls it ‘green’? The garbage incineration/Renewable Energy Porfolio Standard (RPS) nexus is discussed in the Baltimore Sun‘s series Power Struggle; “How a Trash-Incinerator-Baltimore’s Biggest Polluter-Became ‘Green’ Energy”. The waste-to-energy industry helped write the state legislation that… Continue reading
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Paul Connett, a sustainability activist and Profess Emeritus of St. Lawrence University, sits down to speak with Building Local Power podcast guest host Nick Stumo-Langer and ILSR co-founder Neil Seldman about his work promoting zero waste policies to communities across the world.
Along with Paul’s insights on zero waste policies — from corporate redesign to community fun in participating in sustainability policies — he regales listeners with a version of the Battle Hymn of the Republic, zero waste edition. Continue reading