recycling http://www.kunc.org en The Hippest Winery In Mexico Is Made Of Recycled Boats http://www.kunc.org/post/hippest-winery-mexico-made-recycled-boats A lot of artists say they find inspiration in unlikely places. Architects Alejandro D'Acosta and Claudia Turrent, designers based in Ensenada, Mexico, most often find theirs digging through dumpsters and junkyards.<p>Their work, however, isn't remotely trashy. One of their latest creations, the <a href="http://www.venacavawine.com/">Vena Cava</a> winery in Baja's Guadalupe Valley, is sleek and totally modern. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:40:00 +0000 54996 at http://www.kunc.org The Hippest Winery In Mexico Is Made Of Recycled Boats Recycled Fracking Fluid? CO Companies Look To Ease Water Worries http://www.kunc.org/post/recycled-fracking-fluid-co-companies-look-ease-water-worries <p>A fracking boom and a highly productive agriculture sector in Weld County are both competing for water. Right now, one side can afford to pay more.</p><p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 22:20:02 +0000 Grace Hood 47170 at http://www.kunc.org Recycled Fracking Fluid? CO Companies Look To Ease Water Worries Composting On The Way Up In New York City High-Rises http://www.kunc.org/post/composting-way-new-york-city-high-rises High-rise apartment buildings might not seem like fertile ground for making compost.<p>But officials in New York want to capture and recycle more of the city's food waste — even in some of the nation's most vertical neighborhoods. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 22:11:00 +0000 46396 at http://www.kunc.org Composting On The Way Up In New York City High-Rises How A Used Bottle Becomes A New Bottle, In 6 GIFS http://www.kunc.org/post/how-used-bottle-becomes-new-bottle <em>For more, watch our video:</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/06/20/190741862/video-how-a-used-bottle-becomes-a-new-bottle" target="_blank">Secrets From The Recycling Plant</a><p>The rise of curbside recycling programs over the past few decades has meant <a href="http://www.epa.gov/osw/nonhaz/municipal/pubs/2010_MSW_Tables_and_Figures_508.pdf" target="_blank">more glass recycling</a>. But for a long time, many recycling centers didn't have the technology to turn recycled glass into the raw material for new bottles. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 12:24:00 +0000 46019 at http://www.kunc.org How A Used Bottle Becomes A New Bottle, In 6 GIFS Dirty Diapers Pile Up In Portland Recycling Bins: 'It's Not Pretty' http://www.kunc.org/post/dirty-diapers-pile-portland-recycling-bins-its-not-pretty Waste and recycling handlers in Portland, Ore., say they're seeing an unfortunate side effect of the city's reduction in garbage pickups: 120 pounds of dirty diapers a day, tucked into recycling bins.<p>"It started when the city went to every other week garbage pickup," Far West Fibers President Keith Ristau tells <a href="http://www.opb.org/news/blog/ecotrope/with-fewer-trash-pickups-in-portland-dirty-diapers-pile-up-in-recycling-bins/">Oregon Public Broadcasting's Cassandra Profita</a>. "Prior to that you'd get a dirty diaper maybe once a month. Now we get 60 pounds per shift. Wed, 15 May 2013 14:38:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 44337 at http://www.kunc.org Dirty Diapers Pile Up In Portland Recycling Bins: 'It's Not Pretty'