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[GreenYes] Re: [CRRA] RE: [ZeroWasteCommunities] Correct Link for The End of Garbage, i n Fortune Magazine, 3/19/07


way to go dan. I'll live in your state any day.

see you soon.

Neil
On Mar 14, 2007, at 5:34 PM, Dan Knapp wrote:

> To All:
>
>
> Interesting article. Goes right along with my company's purpose,
> which we print on every sales receipt and in many advertisements:
> "To End The Age of Waste." Thanks to Gary Liss, Marc.gunther, and
> Mark Gagliardi for getting Fortune Magazine's "The End of
> Landfilling" to my computer.
>
> Most of the quotes were from people around here; most of the
> examples, too. Congratulations to all of you on your magnificent
> accomplishments!
>
> Now how about the next step for California?
>
> The Sierra Club has just said it wants a phaseout of landfilling.
> Here's a fast-track approach:
>
> Step 1. The State takes back all remaining permitted airspace for
> waste burial ("landfilling") on the grounds that most if not all of
> the current permit holders are wasting it by burying mishandled
> resources. This is urgent because all landfills pollute scarce
> water and air resources. All extant permits for this burial
> airspace would need to be revoked at once to avoid charges of
> favoritism and to make management manageable. Hey, that happened
> to Urban Ore back in the bad old days when our six acre Compost
> Farm's permit to occupy the surface of our old closed urban
> landfill was revoked. Why not do the same to the garbage companies?
>
> Step 2. The State declares a moratorium on any additional
> permitted burial airspace and nullifies all permit applications for
> same.
>
> Step 3. Hereafter, the state manages the grandfathered permitted
> airspace as a public resource for the public benefit, and charges
> fees for use of its wasting asset sufficient to provide a surplus
> for waste replacement technologies, including prominently:
>
> Step 5. A network of purpose-built permitted zero waste resource
> recovery parks designed on the small-business Australian and New
> Zealand models and handling the full range of discarded commodities
> using a full range of source-separation-based and labor intensive
> collection technologies.
>
> Step 6: Open up the surface area of all former landfills for the
> broad uses outlined in Step 5 above.
>
> Now that would be something big!
>
> Dan Knapp
> Urban Ore, Inc.
> Berkeley, CA
>
>
> On Mar 14, 2007, at 12:40 PM, Gagliardi, Mark wrote:
>
>>
>> here's the actual link
>>
>> http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/
>> 2007/03/19/8402369/index.htm?postversion=2007031406
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: ZeroWasteCommunities@no.address
>> [mailto:ZeroWasteCommunities@no.address] On Behalf Of Gary Liss
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 11:36 AM
>> To: crra_members@no.address; zwia@no.address;
>> GreenYes@no.address; ZERI-US@no.address;
>> sustainablebusiness@no.address;
>> ZeroWasteCommunities@no.address; p2tech@no.address;
>> p2@no.address
>> Cc: marc.gunther@no.address
>> Subject: [ZeroWasteCommunities] Correct Link for The End of
>> Garbage, in Fortune Magazine, 3/19/07
>>
>>
>>> Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 14:08:05 -0400
>>> From: "Marc Gunther" <marc.gunther@no.address>
>>> To: "Gary Liss" <gary@no.address>
>>> Subject: Re: The End of Garbage, in Fortune Magazine, 3/19/07
>>>
>>> Thanks, Gary...but it's not the right link.
>>> I will keep the link up to date at my blog so you can send people
>>> there www.marcgunther.com
>>>
>>> cheers, Marc
>>
>> At 11:01 AM 3/14/2007, Gary Liss wrote:
>>
>>> Apologies for Cross-Postings
>>> The end of garbage
>>>
>>>
>>> Can you imagine a world of zero waste? Cities and towns across
>>> the world - and a surprising number of companies - have adopted
>>> that goal, says Fortune's Marc Gunther
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> for story, go to: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/
>>> fastforward/index.html
>>>
>>> Gary Liss
>>> 916-652-7850
>>> Fax: 916-652-0485
>>> www.garyliss.com
>> Gary Liss
>> 916-652-7850
>> Fax: 916-652-0485
>> www.garyliss.com
>>
>>
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