thisbigcity:

Increasing population coupled with high rates of urbanization has resulted in a solid waste management crisis. Yet despite shared challenges, the approach to waste management differs in the global north and global south. 

this makes me sad

thisbigcity:

Increasing population coupled with high rates of urbanization has resulted in a solid waste management crisis. Yet despite shared challenges, the approach to waste management differs in the global north and global south

this makes me sad

10000steps:

my heart just broke in 9 seconds

oh my god

(Source: c0caino)

thisbigcity:

urbnist:

papress:

The Belfield Avenue project in Philadelphia, by Onion Flats. Each townhouse has a 5-kilowatt array, which is often enough to provide an energy surplus and to feed back to the power grid, bringing the project to net zero.

From The Greenest Home: Superinsulated and Passive House Design, available from PAPress here.

Gorgeous. 

Solar power is sexy