Reports, Articles, and Useful Links

Articles of Interest

How Green is My Bottle? A New York Times article containing lifecycle factoids about using a steel water bottle instead of plastic. Co-author Daniel Goleman is the author of “Ecological Intelligence: How Knowing the Hidden Impacts of What We Buy Can Change Everything” and Gregory Norris, a Lecturer at Harvard University and Professor at the University of Arkansas, is developing Earthster, an open-source software system that conducts lifecycle assessments (4/19/09).


Saving Little Pieces of Our Earth by Oregon Metro shows how recycling works (in Oregon). The video follows paper, aluminum, steel, plastic and glass through the recycling process - from your recycling bin to a material recovery center and then into new products.