There is no "Away"

We’ve made great strides in reducing our waste stream at home. Organics go in the compost bin. Recyclables go in the blue bin, and other recyclables are regularly taken to Atlanta’s Center for Hard to Recycle Materials. Now, we’ve discovered the TerraCycle Zero Waste Box.

The scene begins. Luke, Han and Chewy hop off the elevator at the Death Star’s detention level and exchange pleasantries with the Imperial officer. Chewy smacks a guy and blaster fire erupts. The 1970s special effects dazzle us all. The bad guys go down.

Then Luke rescues Leia from her cell. She immediately insults his height. Luke doesn’t take it personally. More bad guys show up and we are dazzled again. Leia takes Luke’s blaster and blows open the cover on the garbage chute. She jumps in, then Chewy, Luke and Han. Oddly, the bad guys don’t follow them…. Whatever you say George Lucas!

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Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s NextGen Committee Awards $90,000 to Second Nature

Using the power of philanthropy to spark collective action for carbon neutrality in the university sector.

The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $90,000 grant to Second Nature.

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Family of Interface founder Ray Anderson carrying on his environmental mission

Reprinted from the Atlanta Business Chronicle

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Planting more forest in less time: Nature-inspired reforestation solution captures the 2018 Ray of Hope Prize

Bruno Rutman Pagnoncelli grew up among the trees in Brazil’s Atlantic rainforest, learning how to kayak its whitewater rapids and soaring high above the treetops in paragliders. On one of these paragliding trips, Bruno looked down and saw, first-hand, just how much deforestation was affecting the land he loved.

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Nature-inspired Reforestation Innovation Wins Ray of Hope Prize®

The top prize for a biomimetic climate change solution was awarded to a Brazilian team for a system that enables foresters to plant more trees in less time.

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