This Japanese town will produce absolutely zero waste by 2020

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The small Japanese town of Kamikatsu has a mission to become the country’s first zero waste city by 2020, and they are already well on their way. Residents meticulously separate their recyclables into 34 different bins, which makes me feel guilty for complaining about the 3 bins at my own city’s collection site. So far, only 20 percent of the city’s trash makes it to landfills while the other 80 percent is responsibly recycled – a far cry from the old tradition of burning their refuse. Read the rest of This Japanese town will produce absolutely zero waste by 2020

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Cantilevered solar home overlooks breathtaking views on Australia’s Sunshine Coast

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“Invisible” art exhibition installed in the exclusion zone is a critique on the Fukushima disaster

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Earlier this year, a group of twelve artists opened Don’t Follow The Wind , the least accessible art exhibition in the world — displaying their work in four contaminated sites within the Fukushima exclusion zone. There is no catalog for the show, and no photographs of the art available anywhere online. The exhibition opened without any of the usual previews, promotions, or launch events one might expect. Instead, the Japanese art collective Chim?Pom announced the opening with a completely blank webpage and a simple press release . Read the rest of “Invisible” art exhibition installed in the exclusion zone is a critique on the Fukushima disaster

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