Eco-News in Brief 12/8

We can’t stop watching these emus freak out about a ball! from Grist! Athens County lagging in recycling efforts – The Athens News Great piece by the ANews this week about recycling efforts in Athens County! “Athens County initiated the first curbside recycling program in Ohio in April of 1984,” [Tom O’Grady] said. “The program was…

Artist Profile: Bobby Avalos

 Artwork by Bobby Avalos, Words by Mathew Roberts During this first semester at Ohio University, we got to know Bobby Avalos. Bobby is a local artist, musician and caring peacemaker from Conneaut, Ohio. The art selected in this profile represents his love for watercolor painting and the sweet hymns of surreal naturalism. Most of his…

Give some green this Valentine’s Day

By CG Lifestyles & People Editor Sarah DeCarlo Valentine’s Day is usually filled with fancy restaurant reservations, chemical-induced scented candles and mass-produced greeting cards. While everyone knows that one of the consequences of this holiday is a major dent in February’s budget, most people don’t realize how large our collective carbon footprints become on the…