Revolution – and trash – in the air

Vijay Prashad keeps us updated on the situation in Egypt, and gives us an idea of what to expect. Alex Jarrett and Ruthy Woodring of Pedal People keep us updated on our options for solid waste disposal in a post-landfill Northampton. And, as always, Bill Scher keeps us updated on what’s happening in Washington.

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Wednesday 9 February 2011 Audio
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  1. Adam Trott
    18 February 2011 @ 6:04 pm

    Thanks for coverage of how Northampton may lose an environmentally inspiring waste management fixture. I very much hope that our city’s plans for trash hauling includes Pedal People. The benefits of having less trucks on our streets is compounded by their structure of a worker co-operative that means this entity is invested in staying here serving our community. Having a dozen democratically participating trash and recycling haulers that focus on education as part of their work and rooting jobs and capital here in Northampton is preferable to a traditional trash hauler for a variety of reasons.
    As a business co-owner – Collective Copies, who uses Pedal People – and home owning resident in Northampton, I ask for my trash and recycling to be hauled by bike.