Tag Archives: Waste

How the Motor Car Saved the Cities

A reminder of gentler times found at Historic UK The Great Horse Manure Crisis of 1894 By the late 1800s, large cities all around the world were “drowning in horse manure”. In order for these cities to function, they were … Continue reading

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Masdar City: A Zero Carbon, Zero Waste Myth

Republished without permission from CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 102, NO. 1, 10 JANUARY 2012 Not only in popular media but also on serious scientific fora1–3 the up-and-coming ‘Masdar City’ near Abu Dhabi is being projected as a ‘carbon neutral, zero waste’ … Continue reading

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