ROOM FOR A PONY

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Entries Tagged as 'Recycling School'

Recycling School goes to Composting Plant

September 24th, 2013 · No Comments · Composting, Garbage, Recycling School

I have about thirty classmates. The course is eight three hour classes plus two or three day-long field trips, during which we hit several sites each. Here we are marching through Nature’s Needs, learning exactly what happens to all the yard debris and compost collected from Portland curbsides. The green guy in the pictures is […]

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I have found my people!

September 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Garbage, Recycling, Recycling School, Trash Disposal

I can’t help it — I’m obsessed with garbage, and with how the world is filling up with it. But I’m not alone!  Finally I’ve been admitted to the Master Recycling Program, an educational opportunity coveted by so many Portlanders that there’s a waiting list for it. Yay! Yay, but boo. Yay because it thrills […]

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