It’s something we never really think about until numbers like this are presented to us. More paper towels are used per day than you could imagine. Often times, only a small percentage of that paper towel is actually used to absorb or clean up any mess. Joe Smith breaks it down for us and shows us how to use them the correct way.
The Netherlands is widely recognized for having the highest cycling rates in the world. What’s not so well known is that the Dutch don’t bike so much because cycling is in their DNA. They do it because after the country started down the path toward car dependence, they made a conscious decision to change course. After many decades of deliberate policy to invest in cycling as a mode of transportation, the Netherlands has the most advanced bike infrastructure you’ll ever see.
Michael Polin does a nice little job explaining the foundation and reasoning of modern food production and it’s usage.
Check out this amazing video series from Rick Mereki. The series as a whole was filmed with 3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage… all to turn 3 ambitious linear concepts based on movement, learning and food ….into 3 beautiful and hopefully compelling short films….
The Greenhorns is a documentary about the courage and struggle of the current wave of young farmers in America. It’s about young people growing plants and raising animals for a living and breaking the mold of a corporate society. They’re taking risks and investing their own money into land, soil and safe, organic food production. The film was completed after almost 3 years in production. For more information on the film, visit The Greenhorn’s Website.
Could you see Richmond incorporating a bike-share program in the city? Do you think Richmonders would find a liking to the system or are we not ready for one yet?
Just found some wonderful inspiration over at the Tricycle Gardens website regarding the Green School in Bali. Definitely worth a watch. Thanks guys!
Check out this awesome video shot in time lapse of Yosemite National Park! Really makes you appreciate just how beautiful this country is.