It's easy to forget the things that we don't see regularly. Calendars, post it notes, whiteboards - things we use to scribble down notes as our reminders. So what about trash that gets scooped away from us the moment we discard it? Waste management facilities are normally located away from us; away from busy, densed … Continue reading Out of Sight, Out of Mind?
I had the opportunity to visit the Rooney Road Recycling Center - a hazardous waste facility which collects materials from household and small businesses within the Jefferson County. The facility is managed voluntarily by the counties who participate and contribute (finance and manpower) to the center. Materials that can be dropped off at the center … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Trash
My first week of work exposed me to various ways people work together to come up with solutions. The first meeting I attended was the Compact of Colorado Communities held at Westminster. Earlier this year, the Compact had a symposium which identified an overall 90 action items for five themes (General & Economic Viability; Resilience; … Continue reading What’s Gonna Work? Teamwork!
Flying from Brunei to Singapore to Japan, I arrived at Washington Dulles Airport on Wednesday 10th October after about 22 hours of flight and 6 hours of transit. Trying to fight the urge to sleep after checking in the hotel, myself and Nga (Fellow from Vietnam) went out to see some sights before we freshened … Continue reading The Start of Something New