Goodbye Garbage

— GUEST POST by Laura of The Bitter Green Truth — Goodbye Garbage Did you step over garbage at least once today? Growing up in my household, sweet treats were earned via aluminum cans. I was maybe five years old... a grocery bag in one hand and my mother’s hand in the other, wandering through the public lands behind my house. I collected old soda and...Read More

Mining in Michigan

A guest post from Regan Sonnabend of Spotlight on Sustainability: As I arrived at the American Indian Center of Chicago for “Water at Risk: A Tribal Leaders Perspective” — a program about the dangers of proposed mining in the Midwest — on August 17, chairs were being added to the seating area to accommodate the impressive attendance. The event was moderated by Doug Kiel, PhD., Assistant Professor of History...Read More