Native Americans in California have struggled for self-determination in land-use decisions since their first encounters with Europeans more than 300 years ago. Settler colonial policies by Spain, Mexico, and the United States have attempted to divorce Californian people from the … Read More
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Economic Incentives for Organics Diversion and Markets for Finished Compost Products in the United States
Organic waste represents a challenge, since it constitutes around 30-50% of the municipal solid waste (MSW). Thus, the proper management of organic wastes will drastically reduce the volume of pollution arising from improper waste management (Treadwell et al., 2018). In … Read More
For many outdoor enthusiasts, Colorado is one of the best destinations to immerse in nature. Formed by 104,000 square miles of mountains, plains, canyons, and desert, its unique landscape is home to the world’s largest flat top mountain, the Grand … Read More
An opportunity to make life a little better was how the Navajo people perceived the uranium mining boom that started in the 1950s. But from the perspective of the nuclear industry, native Indian lands were the perfect landscape for setting … Read More
Single-use plastics and disposables are finding their way back into the waste stream with the surge in demand for face shields, masks, and the packaging involved in e-commerce.
The environment where someone resides can seriously affect their health and overall wellbeing. Illegal dumping is permeating American cities, threatening the health of both urban environments and their inhabitants. The creation of safe spaces is necessary for regional sustainability and resilience. Using … Read More
Technological advancements improve the quality of life. Electronic devices can provide quick access to information and tools that enable us to communicate instantly, work efficiently, and make life easier.
Disruption strongly impacted multiple industries worldwide at the onset of the Covid-19 crisis. The abrupt shift in consumption patterns brought about by social distancing measures in communities and businesses catalyzed the global recession.