Thousands of bikes every year are recirculating through a free economy that puts them under folks who need them most, oftentimes in Central America and Africa.
PODCAST: Talkin’ Trash with Mary Elizabeth Cantú of Spare Parts
In Episode 21 of the Deceleration podcast, we offer critical conversation with the founder of San Antonio’s only center for creative reuse. Marisol Cortez In another life, I tell Mary Elizabeth Cantú, founder and director of Spare Parts Center for Creative Reuse, I studied waste. We’ve just finished a quick […]
Plastic Bag Ban Über Alles, California?
Plastic bags are a sticky subject in the state of California. In January, Los Angeles became the largest US city to ban single-use plastic bags at grocery and retail stores, a move that follows years of legislative battles and frustration for grocers statewide. Since San Francisco’s trend-setting ban in 2007, plastic bags have […]