Environment

FOOD SCRAP RECYCLING COMING TO YOUR CURBSIDE

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 05/24/2010

How much of your garbage is composed of food scraps? According to analysis in the Portland Recycles! Plan the average Portland household disposes of 1,326 pounds of garbage per year of which 75% could be recycled or composted instead of winding up as landfill. We can reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions produced by our garbage by approximately one ton for each ton of food scraps diverted from landfill.

56:52 minutes (52.07 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 5/20/10

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Thu, 05/20/2010

Oregon Primary Election 2010

About the program…

Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place to engage in meaningful talk about racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice, local and national politics, and other crucial issues of the day. Jo Ann and Dave bring you guests you won’t hear on other talk radio programs and conversation about making Oregon and the nation a better place.

54:26 minutes (49.83 MB)

Recovery Zone on 05/26/10

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Recovery Zone
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Wed, 05/26/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Michael Dawson on hazards of and alternatives to cars-first policy

Even as oil gushes into the Gulf of Mexico from a  deep water drilling accident, new drilling is being planned off Alaska's arctic coast this July. But neither ecological disasters, oil wars, nor tens of thousands of annual auto fatalities  have so far dampened our enthusiasm for the car.

Grandmother Agnes Baker Pilgrim: "We are all water-babies."

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Wed, 05/19/2010

Stephanie Potter hosts a discussion of the Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers weaving a world that works. Her guests are Grandmother Agnes Baker-Pilgrim and Linda Neale of the Earth and Spirit Council.   Carol Hart's documentary on the 13 indigenous grandmothers "For the Next 7 Generations" is airing on Wednesday May 26th at the Hollywood Theater at 4122 NE Sandy Blvd.

54:13 minutes (24.83 MB)

Locus Focus on 05/24/10

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 05/24/2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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turning our garbage into something useful - curbside composting comes to Portland

FOOD SCRAP RECYCLING COMING TO YOUR CURBSIDE

How much of your garbage is composed of food scraps? According to analysis in the Portland Recycles! Plan the average Portland household disposes of 1,326 pounds of garbage per year of which 75% could be recycled or composted instead of winding up as landfill. We can reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions produced by our garbage by approximately one ton for each ton of food scraps diverted from landfill.

Positively Revolting on 05/21/10

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Fri, 05/21/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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"Don't om, organize!" Remembering the bombing of Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney: 20 years later.

On May 24th, 1990, EarthFirst! activists Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney were bombed.  This happened while they were on tour, organizing for Redwood Summer.  The goal for Redwood Summer was to bring people together from across the country to stop the rapid clearcutting of the old growth forests through non-violent direct action.

Gulf coast oil disaster: One month later

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Evening News
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Thu, 05/20/2010

And now, we go to KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg for the latest on the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, and grassroots efforts to hold British Petroleum—and others—responsible.

5:40 minutes (5.19 MB)

Oil spill health effect

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Evening News
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Thu, 05/20/2010


In addition to being one of the world’s largest environmental disasters in history, the Deepwater Horizon oil gush also poses a significant threat to public health.
KBOO’s David Nochumson spoke with Ellen-Marie Whelan, a Health Policy Analyst with the Center for American Progress, about the possible health disaster coming out of the Gulf:
 
3:59 minutes (1.82 MB)

Turophiles (Cheese Lovers) Special

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Food Show
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Wed, 05/19/2010

This Wednesday it's Cheese Maven Day on the KBOO Food Show. Guests include Tami Parr of the Pacific Northwest Cheese Project, Chrissie Zaerpoor of Kookoolan Farms in Yamhill and Sarah Marcus, a start-up goat cheesemaker with the Briar Rose Creamery in Dundee. And Gordon Edgar takes us inside his edgy new Cheesemonger memoir.

Listen to the latest in farmstead cheese -- who's making it and how you can, too. On May 19th at 11am on your community radio station. KBOO 90.7 FM.

 

53:48 minutes (49.25 MB)

May 17 Old Mole Variety Hour

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Wed, 05/19/2010

 Hosted by Tom Becker, this program features segments on the politics and science of energy policies and cleaning up after oil spills.  We also learn about the blowback from drone attacks and a comic documentary about grafitti and video.

Many thanks to those of you who contributed during our recent membership drive.  If you didn't, the tip jar at the top is still open!

 

50:32 minutes (28.92 MB)
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