From The Editorial Desk
Thursday, September 21, 2000
When we tear down a building or a fence, we're likely to just toss the leftover boards into a dumpster and forget about it. We plunk good money on the counter to buy a new plant to match the one we have growing on the other side of the front porch. When it rains, we let the water wash off our roofs, into the street and down the storm drains into the ocean.
There's gotta be a better way to do things.
This week's installment of the Weekly looks at ways to turn trash into treasure, with stories about building from salvaged materials, way to catch and reuse rainwater, and ways to recycle your favorite plants from cuttings.
It's a big week for music, with country legend Merle Haggard, singer/songwriter Tom Russell, rising star Slaid Cleaves and world/jazz musicians Willie and Lobo all playing in town.
And in the news section, read how the Ventana Wilderness Society is responding to criticism of its condor-release program.