Recycle http://kwgs.org en America's Biggest Export: Trash...and Who Profits (Encore presentation.) http://kwgs.org/post/americas-biggest-export-trashand-who-profits-encore-presentation <p>On this installment of ST, we listen back to our conversation with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edward Humes, who joined us earlier this year to talk about his latest book, which was at that time just out in paperback: "Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash." This book presents a fascinating and highly detailed profile of America's biggest export, its most prodigious product, and perhaps its greatest legacy: garbage. Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:57:47 +0000 Rich Fisher 41183 at http://kwgs.org America's Biggest Export: Trash...and Who Profits (Encore presentation.) From the Popular Blogger Beth Terry: Living a "Plastic-Free" Life http://kwgs.org/post/popular-blogger-beth-terry-living-plastic-free-life <p>Okay, so you could probably handle going through life without any more plastic water bottles. And you'd be fine with using your own bags at the grocery store --- as opposed to those thin, cheaply-made plastic ones that they have at the check-out. But what about finding an alternative to plastic prescription bottles? Can you? And what else --- besides plastic --- does one keep shampoo in? On this edition of ST, we speak by phone with Beth Terry, who began writing a blog entitled "Fake Plastic Fish" in 2007. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 23:51:53 +0000 Rich Fisher 36747 at http://kwgs.org From the Popular Blogger Beth Terry: Living a "Plastic-Free" Life From Journalist Edward Humes, Compelling If Unsettling "Trash Talk" about America's Biggest Export http://kwgs.org/post/journalist-edward-humes-compelling-if-unsettling-trash-talk-about-americas-biggest-export <p>On this installment of ST, we speak by phone with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edward Humes, whose previous books include "Force of Nature" and "No Matter How Loud I Shout," and whose latest book, just recently out in paperback, is "Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash." This book presents an unsettling yet fascinating and highly detailed profile of America's biggest export, its most prodigious product, and perhaps its greatest legacy: garbage. Wed, 06 Mar 2013 22:12:07 +0000 Rich Fisher 35262 at http://kwgs.org From Journalist Edward Humes, Compelling If Unsettling "Trash Talk" about America's Biggest Export Cash for Trash, a New Program is Proposed http://kwgs.org/post/cash-trash-new-program-proposed <p></p><p>If you don’t win at Powerball tonight, you may be able to try your luck soon on “Tulsa’s Recycle Lottery”. The Tulsa Trash Board likes the idea from Metropolitan Environmental Trust Director Michael Patton.</p><p>It would work like this: &nbsp;</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 16:54:22 +0000 KWGS News 30207 at http://kwgs.org Cash for Trash, a New Program is Proposed Tulsa's Trash Transition: Recycling http://kwgs.org/post/tulsas-trash-transition-recycling <p>&nbsp;With City sponsored recycling stopping for the summer months, the Metropolitan Environmental Trust is getting ready for a busy summer. The City is stopping recycling as it transitions from the current trash hauling service to a new one. The new service officially takes over on October first.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 15:29:47 +0000 KWGS News 20767 at http://kwgs.org Tulsa's Trash Transition: Recycling