Understanding the Waste-to-Energy Option

Diverting garbage from the landfill to an incinerator is a controversial topic. Critics say that it fosters a dependency on generating waste to generate power and revenue. Advocates believe that it’s a necessary compromise in a society where recycling and re-use options remain limited to certain categories of waste. If

Waste Treatment Research at Annacis Academy

A short video produced for the Metro Vancouver Multi-media Division. (field producer, paper edit, online description, indexing, and thumbnail selection) The first research project at the Annacis Sustainability Academy is moving in! With this struvite reactor UBC researchers will tackle the problem of mineralization in sewer pipes – with a

How To Lose Your Bike

I was down at Granville Island on the weekend and came across these bikes. I hope they were still there when the owners returned. Why is this a bad lock-up? Look at what’s actually connected to the lock and the rack. Only the tire. An intrepid thief with a spare