I Really Love Y’all

I Really Love Y’all

By Mark Peterson I can honestly say that I have never worked at a place quite like Sustainable Connections (SC). There are so many things that make this organization special and someone could write an enthralling short novel about the stories, shenanigans and massive...
Local Collaboration for the Win!

Local Collaboration for the Win!

By Mark Peterson It was with great trepidation I listened to the presentation at our last Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting. The discussion centered around the ramifications of what may come to pass as we looked at the impending closure of a longtime recycling...
Waste – Creatively Speaking

Waste – Creatively Speaking

By Mark Peterson As we head into what appears to be another tumultuous year for so many aspects of business and our daily lives, the world of solid waste will be no different and won’t be spared the inevitable disruptions we will all face. Lately, I have been reading...
Still Here, Still Resilient

Still Here, Still Resilient

By Mark Peterson I can’t be the only the one that is saying this to myself. Lately, I find myself saying it bit more often and sometimes when I utter these words, I feel triumphant and at other times I feel well, meh. I guess it is all part of what it feels like to be...
Growling At Your Beverages

Growling At Your Beverages

By Mark Peterson With all my recent articles about disposable items you may be wondering what I am growling at. Well, this time around I’m not growling at the plastic disposable water bottles that are way to ubiquitous in our daily lives. Instead, I’m growling loud...
Compost – YIMBY Please!

Compost – YIMBY Please!

By Mark Peterson “Information is like compost; it does no good if you don’t spread it around.” Eliot Coleman There is no shortage in the news and in environmental articles around the world that the recycling systems are facing significant challenges. Our recyclers...