Working Partner Update: Captain Charles Moore’s TED Talk

Date: 21 Sep 2017 | posted in: plastics, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The following video is the latest report on the research on ocean plastics from Captain Charles Moore, Algalita Marine Research, Long Beach, CA. Captain Moore and Neil Seldman of ILSR are co-chairmen of the Save the Albatross Coalition, a project of Zero Waste International Alliance. From TED: Capt. Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation … Read More

Brenda Platt Talks Bioplastics on Toxic Free Radio

Date: 9 Nov 2013 | posted in: plastics, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On November 6, 2013, Debra Lynn Dadd’s Toxic Free Talk Radio Show had ILSR’s Brenda Platt as a guest representing the Sustainable Biomaterials Collaborative and talking about bioplastics. Brenda is Director of the Sustainable Plastics Initiative, Co-Chair of the Sustainable Biomaterials Collaborative (, and co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, based in Washington, DC. She … Read More

Report: Biomass – Which Road to Take?

Date: 5 Oct 2001 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This October 2001 paper by David Morris looks at how plant matter must be an important element in a sustainable economy because it is the only renewable resource from which we can fashion physical products. In the next few months and years we will be making decisions at the local, state, national and international level that will channel tens, perhaps hundreds of billions of dollars of money into certain areas and markets. We are changing the rules.

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