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Household Use of Biogas Systems in the Developing World

May 2nd, 2016 · 1 Comment · Energy, Waste

By Shangrila Joshi Wynn Faculty, Master of Environmental Studies A few years ago I started a research project examining on-the-ground implementation of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), a market-based climate mitigation initiative focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions while simultaneously contributing to local sustainable development in developing countries. Research on CDM in Nepal led me to […]

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Hillary Brown Describes Next Generation Infrastructural Ecologies

April 21st, 2016 · No Comments · --Integrated Systems--, Energy, Transportation, Waste, Water

Hillary Brown, author of Next Generation Infrastructure: Principles for Post-Industrial Public Works is a founding Principal at New Civic Works and a Professor of Architecture at City College in New York. She is a Fellow of the Post-Carbon institute and serves on the National Research Council of the National Academies Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment.  […]

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CSI’s Inaugural Case Study – King County Protects Puget Sound with Green Stormwater Infrastructure

February 5th, 2016 · No Comments · Waste, Water

by Anne Nelson, Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Graduate Research Internship Field Advisor The Center for Sustainable Infrastructure (CSI) recently launched a case studies initiative to support expansion of multi-benefit sustainable infrastructure successes in the Pacific Northwest. The case study initiative is a new collaboration between the Center and  The Evergreen State College’s Master of Environmental […]

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EPA Survey Highlights the Need for an Additional $271 Billion in Wastewater Infrastructure

January 17th, 2016 · No Comments · Waste, Water

A US EPA survey released this week highlights the need for an estimated $271 billion to maintain and improve wastewater infrastructure nationwide. Wastewater infrastructure includes pipes that carry water to treatment plants, water treatment technology and funds for other types of stormwater runoff management. The release of this survey was the result of a collaborative […]

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The Carbon Benefits of Loop® Biosolids

December 10th, 2015 · No Comments · Waste

Thanks to Guest Contributor Kate Kurtz, Loop Biosolids Project Manager for King County. Loop® biosolids is a natural soil conditioner and fertilizer replacement created by King County. The County has been recycling wastewater solids for this innovative purpose for over 40 years now. By using the Loop soil amendment, farmers can help to close the nutrient […]

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