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Urban Stream: Food for the future, technology from the past (part2)

Posted by wesleysregan on September 09, 2012 6 Comments

For part 1 go here One of the oldest challenges facing all communities, but particularly larger cities, is how do we get all the things we need into the community and effectively deal with getting the waste or unwanted byproducts back out of the community? If there is a serious failure to create and regulate systems that enable this on either side of the equation a community is unsustainable. Your people will either starve as their homes fall apart, or they’ll be covered in garbage as they compete with rats, pigeons and cockroaches for supremacy of public spaces.  But while … Continue reading Urban Stream: Food for the future, technology from the past (part2)