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Mike Biddle: We can recycle plastic

Mike Biddle: We can recycle plastic
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The MOD Squad - Sailing Anarchy Forums SA got an invitation to check out the 'introduction' of the MOD-70 fleet to the world; three of them (Multi One Attitude, Foncia, and Veolia) are in the water in La Trinite Sur Mer, and I'll be getting aboard with Ryan Breymaier on the Veolia to check them out. It's a sort-of media/publicity/sponsor event, but given the typical weather in Brittany this time of year, I'll be shocked if I don't see 30 knots on the clock at least once. I'll also be doing the delivery back to Concarneau (60 NM or so). Given the fact that 6 of these beasts have been sold before a single race, this circuit certainly has some legs. Next year is the Transatlantic (Krys Ocean Race), and the following will see a round-the-world event that seems to be setting up as a sort-of multihull version of the Volvo. If you have questions about the fleet, the sailors, or the boats, post them here. Here's the (Engrish) release I got today: KRYS MATCH: sport, spectacle and live footage… The KRYS MATCH on the web:

Organizing the bookcase - from dull task to awesome stop motion This video proves, once and for all, that making a stop motion video is the most fun you can have when you are alone with your camera. You don’t need any sort of fancy equipment or special skills, you just need a tripod, a camera, and a lot of time. The video above isn’t a technical marvel by any stretch of the imagination, but it is clever and fun to watch. What I really like about this video is its simplicity. via buzzfeed MikeBiddle (MikeBiddle) sur Twitter Ecoholic – Home Voile : «Former un lobby constructif» Dimanche, Race For Water et Veolia, les deux premiers trimarans monotypes de 70 pieds, s’affronteront pour la première fois en duel lors de la Rolex Fastnet Cup. Au delà du plaisir de se retrouver en course en multicoque, Roland Jourdain, skipper de Veolia, veut structurer par le dialogue, entre l’organisateur et les armateurs-coureurs, le nouveau circuit lancé l’an prochain. Qu’attendez-vous de cette première confrontation lors de la Rolex Fastnet Cup ce week-end ?Roland Jourdain : Sans la pression d’un championnat, c’est une jolie course, un beau parcours pour se mesurer à l’autre. En préservant l’intégrité du bateau. En interne, cela va nous faire progresser sur la façon d’appréhender la suite. Avez-vous avancé sur ces sujets ? Avec d’autres grands marins français, vous êtes de cette nouvelle aventure. De nombreux navigateurs sont intéressés par le MOD 70. Mais cette concurrence n’est-elle pas déjà là ? Propos recueillis par Laurence Schreiner

Why Fireworks Are Illegal In Some Places Categories February 15, 2011 2:00pm By Rowdy Joe Videos Why Fireworks Are Illegal In Some Places I think they're supposed to go a little bit higher before they explode! Another Bike Jump Epic Fail Playground Swing Fail Comments haha lol wtf fail awesome idiots morons explosion firework Related Posts Recommended Posts Facing the Dirty Truth About Recyclable Plastics by Daniel Goleman 05 May 2011: Analysis by daniel goleman On a visit to India a while back I came upon a fenced empty field that was practically buried in flimsy white throwaway plastic bags, the kind you carry your purchases home in from the store. The locals joked that this was “the garden where plastic bags grew.” But when I returned to India last month, I was pleasantly surprised to find that now when you shop in New Delhi, no store will give you a plastic bag for your purchases. That puts India well ahead of most of the world when it comes to this particular ecological issue. Worse, the vast majority of such single-use plastic items never get recycled, and even “degradable” plastics may not degrade all that well. The news on some once-promising plastic alternatives is not so encouraging. The news on once-promising plastic alternatives is not so encouraging. polyethylenes,“ used in one type of “recyclable” plastic bags, do not really disintegrate back into nature. MORE FROM YALE e360

I Went Back to the Land to Feed My Family All photographs by Eric Michael Johnson for The New York Times The author cuts Swiss chard and basil from her Brooklyn garden for the night's frittata. I’M not interested in being hip or a hippie. As a 42-year-old Brooklyn mother of three, what I care about is lunch, and feeding my family on a tenuous and unpredictable income. My turn with spade and hoe started a few years ago when I found myself divorced and flat broke. Luckily, my late father had hammered into me that grit was more important than talent. I researched how to raise hens from chicks so we could get our omega-3-filled eggs. My goal was to have healthy, unprocessed food for $10 or less a day. Bread wasn’t hard either; it was just a drawn-out procedure. With all the fetishizing about terroirs and concerns about lead in urban soil in the eco-foodie blogosphere, I was scared to grow vegetables, period. I had to be sold on the chicken idea, two years later. Today, we eat a mostly diet, with plenty of protein.

Sports : Multicoques, le circuit MOD 70 monte en puissance VOILE - Un trimaran sur l'eau, une transatlantique en 2012, un partenaire titre : la nouvelle classe s'affirme. Quand une idée sort de la communication sur papier glacé pour s'ancrer dans du tangible, la réalité prend forme. Il en est ainsi du projet MOD 70, ces multicoques monotypes océaniques et polyvalents de 70 pieds (21,40 m). En mars, le premier trimaran de cette nouvelle classe, Race for Water du Suisse Stève Ravussin, était mis à l'eau et baptisé à Lorient. Jeudi, le circuit s'est dessiné avec l'annonce officielle de la première épreuve, une transatlantique qui partira le 7 juillet 2012 du New York Yacht Club pour arriver à Brest. Cette Krys Ocean Race porte le nom du partenaire titre, le leader français de l'optique qui s'est engagé pour les éditions 2012 et 2014. «L'histoire est en marche», est-il proclamé sur les panneaux présentant la nouvelle course. Ils sont quelques pionniers à avoir osé l'aventure dans le sillage de leur skippeur. «Fiable, simple, rustique» » A la MOD 70!

Skate peinture Quelle est la meilleure façon de peindre une piscine? Basé à Londres, l’artiste D*Face a tout simplement attaché des bombes de peinture sous des skates et a laisser les skateurs faire le reste. (la vidéo est en bas de l’article) A lire aussi : Pas d'article similaire Biodegradation of Polyester Polyurethane by Endophytic Fungi + Author Affiliations Bioremediation is an important approach to waste reduction that relies on biological processes to break down a variety of pollutants. This is made possible by the vast metabolic diversity of the microbial world. Received 7 March 2011. Copyright © 2011, American Society for Microbiology. How to have a Green Christmas Each year, 50 million Christmas trees are purchased in the U.S. Of those, about 30 million go to the landfill. And added to this is the carbon cost in transporting all these trees to the landfill. Much of the environmental costs associated with the holidays can be reduced by simple awareness and some pre-planning. • Reuse or recycle gift packing materials Bubble wrap can be stored for reuse, or recycled. Note: Never burn Christmas tree branches in your fireplace.

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Newspaper, Plastic Bags, Dog Hair Yarn April 23rd, 2009 Email 25 users recommend Recycle newspaper into yarn. via greenupgrader Spin your pet's hair into yarn. Shih-tzu-phrenia.org Recycle old VHS tape into yarn. via Recycle Cindy Photo: via greenupgrader Buying eco-friendly yarn is a great alternative to traditional yarn, but the best way to reduce consumption is to creatively use and reuse what you already have. Here are eight unusual and interesting materials upcycled into yarn... Newspaper Yarn Take all those newspapers that have been piling up and try your hand at upcycling by turning them into newspaper yarn. Animal Hair Yarn Want a sustainable sweater? Human Hair Yarn Even if you don't have a pet, you can put that tutorial to use—just use your own hair. VHS Tape Yarn Do you have a pile of old VHS movies that have been collecting dust since you got your DVD player? Reclaim Yarn from an Old Sweater Instead of throwing an old sweater away, do some DIY recycling and reclaim that precious yarn. Plastic --> Yarn = PLARN T-Shirt Yarn

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