Green Streets Videos

Takin' Trash

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A documentary feature about the not-always-nice necessity that's been with us since humankind began, whether the item needed tossing or turning to a twisted metaphor, written into a dime novel or spun into a sports challenge. Here's one daunting problem for this century, demanding sanity and smart solutions.

Trashy Art

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Artists find innovative ways to make use of items often found in the junk pile.

Wondrous & Wormmy

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The Waikiki Worm Company is all about putting worms to work and reducing what we put into the waste stream.

Bin's Garden

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Mohammed Bin Abubakar is the Reclamation Coordinator for Newmont Ghanas Ahafo Mine in Ghana, west Africa. In this short piece below, he and others discuss the nursery he oversees for Newmont Ghana and the ways in which his efforts are helping Newmont to change the perceptions about mining in rural Ghana.

Jute Mats

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Not content with the long-term environmental consequences associated with traditional plastic netting or expensive imported coconut-based jute mats commonly used to control erosion around roads and waterways, Mohammed Bin Abubakar sought a more responsible solution. What he came up with was a revolutionary project that forgoes plastic netting in favor of locally manufactured, biodegradable netting.

Magnetic Wind Turbine

From Jay Leno's Garrage

Magnetic Wind Turbine
Magnetically levitated wind turbine technology - reducing friction, noise, vibration and energy loss.