Category Archives: recycling

recycling in the park

aquarium’s unexpected virtue: drought tolerance – SFGate

I often wonder about the impact of the current  drought on Golden Gate Park.  Here’s an uplifting article about the water supply at the aquarium in the California Academy of Sciences. ‘The Steinhart Aquarium at the California Academy of Sciences opened at its new home … Continue reading

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central park, new york (notes): diagnostic lab for an 843-acre patient

It’s always interesting to see what’s going on in the mother park! This is from today’s New York Times: ‘On a recent morning inside a nondescript laboratory building in the middle of Central Park, Tina M. Nelson was watching for … Continue reading

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controversial gardens to replace recycling

“Nothing lasts forever, even in San Francisco, the city where you can’t sharpen a pencil without conducting an environmental impact report. For decades, the Haight-Ashbury Neighborhood Council Recycling Center has [provided] recycling services and native plants to the locals. But … Continue reading

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what is a park for?

This week a red-hot public quarrel erupted over the proposed eviction of the HANC recycling center that has been occupying a half acre of park land next to Kezar Stadium for the past 30 years or so.  Recreation and Park … Continue reading

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