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Lisa Kaas Boyle

Finding Hope Down in the Dump: A Visit with Tiao Carlos dos Santos, Champion of Rio Garbage Pickers

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Jardim Gramacho is no longer the densely populated village of scavengers and recyclers captured so provocatively in the film Waste Land. One of the largest open-air landfills on the planet, the facility was recently closed just weeks before The Rio + 20 Earth Summit.

TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch Videos Document Plastic Pollution Crisis and Solutions

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a massive area of plastic waste fragments collected by the swirling natural currents of the Pacific, is a real eye-op...