The Environmental Costs Of Recycling

To the every-day man the process of personal recycling is accepted without challenge as being good for the environment and good for the planet. Indeed, those who engage in personal recycling generally are proud, even smug about their own contribution to saving the planet. But should we feel good about recycling? Is it really good for the planet? Are we effective recycle-ers? Well, let’s look a little deeper to find…

New Age Water Conservation – Contractors Assemble

While on a recent trip to heaven-on-earth, Paradise, Nevada, also known as Las Vegas I had the opportunity to talk a lot about water shortages and contamination. You may or may not know that I don’t believe that conserving water holds much in the way of relief for our water shortages. In short, with growing population what one person saves in water is quickly consumed by a new resident. The…

47,000 New Mining Jobs – Your Water

Awhile back I warned of the environmental dangers associated with the building of wind technology and solar panels. I warned that these technologies are not green, and they are not clean. I lamented that these energy technologies require metals such as copper, lead, nickel, cadmium, lithium, zing, copper, lead and rare earth metals. The danger of course is that mining exposes the upturned earth to rain. Rain, being very clean…