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The Pizza Place and Paper Water Bottle

by Chuck Peavey 7. October 2010 10:04

Pizza The Mountaineer's Diet

As a Mountaineer, I’m deeply involved in fitness so it’s not often I get to splurge on the really tasty food. As a computer programmer, it should be no surprise my favorite splurge food is Pizza. One reason I'll never be a true Tree Hugger, I always end a backpacking trip with either a Burger or a Pizza (not tofu and quinoa, I eat quinoa on the trail).

 A few days ago, we decided to try a new pizza place in the Silverlake area of Los Angeles called Tomato Pie Pizza Joint. Well, they’re not new, they’ve been around for a couple of years but they’re new to us.

Anyway, when I went to pick up our pizza, I noticed something I’ve never seen before; Boxed Water. More...

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Ray Parker Jr. and the Compostable Cup

by Chuck Peavey 30. September 2010 10:04

Marketing Events Going Green

I mentioned that last weekend; we publicly announced www.GreenCertifiedWeb.org, a green business certification company, at the Craig Duswalt Rockstar marketing Bootcamp. What I didn’t mention is that Ray Parker Jr. was there. See, that’s half the fun of doing Craig’s Rockstar Marketing Bootcamp, you never know who is going to show up... except that the next Bootcamp in March 2011 will have Kevin Cronin, the Lead Singer from REO Speedwagon

Chuck Peavey (Me) with Ray Parker Jr.

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Food Waste as a Resource - Part 2 - Composting

by Chuck Peavey 26. August 2010 09:00

What is Compost?

So last week, we took a look at landfills and how they work. I still think it’s amazing what they do to keep waste out of our water table and recover methane emissions for profit but the reality is that in the long run, this system is damaging to the environment and to the health of everyone in the country. More...

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Food Waste as a Resource - Part 1 - Landfill Technology

by Chuck Peavey 19. August 2010 09:00

Are Landfills Green?

On June 7th, I was fortunate enough to attend the Thesis Defense presentations at the John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies. I had the opportunity to hear Carolyn LaPrade present her topic “Food Waste as a Resource: Rethinking Our Waste Infrastructure” and I’ll never think of garbage the same way again. More...

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Categories: going green