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Erica Gies
Erica Gies is a freelance environmental reporter who lives in San Francisco. Her work appears in the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, Wired News, Grist, KALW radio and other outlets.

Blog Entries by Erica Gies

Solar Waste Recycling: Can the Industry Stay Green?

Posted August 11, 2010 | 18:18:35 (EST)

Clean-tech firms seek to reuse a variety of rare, potentially toxic materials. New businesses emerge as manufacturers prepare for modules' end of life.

In recent years the electronics industry has gained notoriety for creating an endless stream of disposable products that make their way at life's end to developing countries,...

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Agricultural Production in Central Valley Leaves Toxic Legacy for Locals

Posted May 8, 2010 | 12:18:45 (EST)

SEVILLE, Tulare County, California -- One of the perks of living in the San Francisco Bay Area is the wide variety of fresh, local produce we enjoy year-round. Much of that comes thanks to our proximity to the Central Valley, one of the most productive agricultural regions the...

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