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Bootstrap compost goes to business bootcamp
I'm standing in an alleyway behind American Provisions, a specialty grocery shop in Southie with a cheese display that's borderline pornographic, watching Andy Brooks shove his hands into a barrel of future compost.
| September 14, 2012
Scenic vistas ... of the future!
Imagine the new landscapes your children will enjoy.
| August 03, 2012
Photos: Garbage at The Paradise Rock Club
Garbage played The Paradise Rock Club on Saturday, May 26, 2012.
Garbage | Paradise Rock Club | May 26, 2012
| June 08, 2012
Shirley Manson dishes on Garbage's return
Lots of folks are calling this outing by Garbage a reunion, but according to frontwoman Shirley Manson, it's nothing of the sort; it was just the right moment for the alt-rockers to rev it up again after a seven-year chill period.
| May 25, 2012
Restaurant composting closes another local-food loop
You — or your neighbor — may do it at home, but now area restaurants, hospitals, schools, and grocery stores are also reducing their waste and producing rich soil by turning food scraps and paper products into compost.
Eat your waste
| April 27, 2012
Estimates vary, but it's safe to say that restaurants and institutions (such as colleges or hospitals) waste tons of food every year; last September, a group of students at the College of the Atlantic noticed that their school was no exception.
| June 10, 2011
The Absolute Top 101 Songs of WFNX History #87 - Garbage "Only Happy When It Rains"
You can vote for your favorite songs & check out the countdown so far right here! #87 - Garbage "Only Happy When It Rains" Shirley...
| May 02, 2011
Bill threatens Bayside Glacier and local lobsters
The Bayside Glacier has returned, towering over Trader Joe's — a three-story high pile of snow collected from downtown streets and sidewalks. It's one of several city-designated "snow dumps," the largest of which is behind the overflow airport parking l
Legal Wranglings Dept.
| February 25, 2011
Getting rid of e-waste
I'm doing a major apartment clean-up and I'm trying to dispose of my unwanted items as responsibly as possible. I'm recycling (both curbside and through Goodwill) as much as I can. But what to do with the electronic waste I've accumulated over the year
| February 18, 2011
Garbage is reuniting
Apparently, this was Shirley Manson's character in that Terminator show from a few years ago.It's not the Belly reunion that the Village Voice is calling...
| November 02, 2010
On the meaning of trash
Providence cultural center AS220 wraps up the fall edition of its Action Speaks! panel discussion series with an examination of that oft-ignored byproduct of America's consumerist culture: trash.
| October 22, 2010
Dump at City Hall?
Thank you for your recent article about the price increase on city trash bags. When I first noticed this at Hannaford this summer, I was disgusted!
Letters to the Portland editor, September 3, 2010
PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS
| September 03, 2010
Thanks for your article on the price increase on blue bags. The article should also mention another consequence of the price hike: some neighbors have chosen to simply ignore the blue-bag rule and use their own bags.
Letters to the Portland Editor, August 27, 2010
PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS
| August 27, 2010
As city blue-bag prices climb, Portland residents find other ways to take out the trash
They come out at night, hiding beneath the cloak of darkness. Weighed down by bags of reeking garbage, they hobble along the streets in search for the closest Dumpster. And these people of the night, they're your friends and neighbors: normally unassumin
| August 20, 2010
The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #64 - Garbage
You can vote for your favorite artists & check out the countdown so far right here! #64 - Garbage Garbage perhaps have one of the...
| June 03, 2010
Running a clean race
Johnny and his crew of knuckleheads were playing a round of ding-dong ditch in the Back Bay when they were spotted by a cop.
Charles River weekend
| May 01, 2009
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