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The magazine of Free Market environmentalism

Volume 20, No.3, Fall 2002

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It's A Wrap

The search for bio-friendly food packaging material may have finally come to an end. EarthShell has developed a product from limestone, sand, and starch from potatoes or corn that will decompose within a few weeks when exposed to air. This packaging, Ali-ITE, has two distinct advantages over many other new products. Production costs are theContinue reading "Hunting — and Saving — Whales"

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Computer Career

James Burgett, a 350-pound biker and ex-heroin addict, runs one of largest nonprofit computer recycling centers in the United States. Most of the money he makes is poured back into nonprofit activities. He has supplied refurbished computers to nearly every school in Oakland, Calif., human rights organizations in Guatemala, orphanages in Mexico, and disadvantaged peopleContinue reading "Hunting — and Saving — Whales"

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