Maine's taking a stand against oil usage and oil dependency--frankly the bigger issue than where we get our oil from, tar sands and other unconventional oil sources aside. As NRDC Switchboard reports, the state has passed a law
Some places have looked at paying people to recycle, but others think it makes more sense to charge people for their waste instead. When the UK talked about implementing a "pay-as-you-throw" scheme for trash, our readers were
When Earth First! recently protested a large scale wind farm in northern Maine it raised a few eyebrows around the TreeHugger virtual office. John Laumer worryingly wondered if "the protesters and their supporters thought seriously about climate change
New turbines on Maine's Kibby Mountain. Image credit:Wikipedia.
Kennebec Maine Journal covered a recent anti-wind power protest, which involved several arrests and someone chaining herself by the neck "to a truck carrying a turbine blade.". A sort of a
While home for the holidays in Kennebunk, Maine I had the opportunity to sit down with Tom Chappell, founder of Tom's of Maine -- which sold to Colgate for $100 million in 2006 -- to discuss his new business venture, Ramblers Way wool undergarments.