July 1, 2013
by Peggy
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Recognizing the Value of Reuse

I recently tuned into an EPA webinar about valuing “stuff,” featuring Madalyn Cioci of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). The main point of her presentation was that for far too long, we have considered reuse simply a means to … Continue reading

March 18, 2013
by Peggy
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Repair and Remanufacturing are the Future

Kyle Wiens, founder of iFixit, delivered a web-presentation this week organized by the EPA.  iFixit is based on the simple premise that “Repair is a cornerstone of our environmental and economic future.” Those of us concerned about a steadily growing … Continue reading