Creating a market for their products – The Hindu

From www.thehindu.com | December 7, 2015 Sympathy and charity are the last things a self-respecting individual, especially a person who has survived a tough phase of her life, would appreciate. She would want to stand up on her feet and make a living of her own despite the odds. Punarjani Cancer Crusaders Society, being a forum of cancer survivors, is well aware of this, of her insecurities and pride. When Punarjani joins hands with Narmatha-Elegance on Fabrics to find a market for the handmade …

Nora Pouillon and the Birth of the Farm-to-Table Movement

… of the bird. The tongue and comb went into an omelet; the feet, gizzards, and neck went into the stockpot. Pouillon’s mother, Mutti, was also a fine cook. Avoiding Vienna’s traditionally heavy cooking, Mutti served crisp Wiener schnitzel, light potato salads, and delicately cooked green salads with thin béchamel sauces. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Nora Pouillon and the Birth of the Farm-to-Table Movement | PopMatters …

City to push for more organic recycling | Capital New York

… seating more than 15,000 people, hotels with more than 150 rooms and food distributors with more than 20,000 square feet. “This proposal represents the first step toward achieving our Zero Waste goals for businesses by identifying those establishments who are best able to separate a clean organics stream suitable for composting or conversion into clean, renewable fuel,” Garcia said. Mayor Bill de Blasio has set a goal of reducing the amount of waste sent to landfills by 90 percent by …

Could you sleep, eat, work and bathe in 86 square feet? Introducing the Ecocapsule – The Globe and Mail

… combined the two and added energy-retention capabilities,” says partner-architect Igor Zacek, who co-designed the Ecocapsule with five colleagues. “It’s not rocket science, but nobody did this before us.” To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Could you sleep, eat, work and bathe in 86 square feet? Introducing the Ecocapsule – The Globe and Mail …

AGL’s Camden coal seam gas claims spark transparency fears

AGL told government officials in September that up to 100,000 standard cubic feet of gas were emitted over about two hours. Photo: Rob Homer The amount of coal seam gas thought to have gushed from a well near homes at Camden last year was up to 10 times more than the figure energy company AGL later made public, government documents show, prompting claims the public was kept in the dark. Documents obtained under freedom of information laws also revealed a series of safety issues and accidents …