Did anyone catch the Trash exhibit at NY Studio Gallery? It featured artists' work that put plain old trash to new use as artwork. My favorite piece beautifully used beer bottle caps (and I'm a teetotaler!
I got a copy of the 2013 Farmer’s Almanac today. In addition to the planisphere, the annual edition of the Farmer’s Almanac is a great tool for studying the movements of the swift, ephemeral* events, like the moon and … Continue reading →
Standing atop a hill in Las Cruces, N., overlooking Interstate is a roadrunner sculpture made from trash from the city dump. The bird was built from a variety of objects, including toys, computer parts and sheet metal.
The simple way this Japanese town has become nearly zero-waste - At times, separating trash between paper and plastic can be time-consuming. But it's nothing compared to the recycling efforts of residents in Kamikatsu, a small village in southwestern Japan. They sort their garbage into 34 separate categories of waste, as noted in this video discovered by Fast Company . Residents sort their trash into super-specific categories, like aluminum cans, steel cans, paper cartons, and paper…