Madrid Mayor Lifts Driving Ban, Environmentalists Go Bonkers

Madrid, Spain’s new mayor, José Luis Martínez-Almeida, has wasted no time getting down to the business of reversing the policies of his predecessor. According to The New York Times, yesterday he temporarily reversed a policy enacted by city politicians less than a year ago to restrict so-called high emission vehicles (such as diesel-powered cars) access…

The Implication and Symbolism of a House Made of Recycled Bottles

Popular Mechanics published an article yesterday highlighting a house built in Canada made of recycled plastic bottles. There is undoubtedly a housing shortage and building homes with less expensive materials is the way to hold down costs for both builders and buyers. But the reason why housing prices are increasing is largely due to government…

EU Bans Single Use Plastics

By 2021 single-use plastic items such as straws, forks and knives and cotton swabs will be banned in the European Union, according to Reuters. However, what it really seems to do is up the efforts in the continent to somehow try to save Europe’s recycling industry which is on the verge of collapse like what…

America Finally Realizes Recycling Doesn’t Work

During the early part of the century, the rallying cry for environmentalists carried by the mainstream media was Reduce, Recycle, Reuse! After almost twenty years and millions of dollars spent, America is finally coming to the realization that recycling is garbage. Almost ten years ago, Discover magazine vindicated what John Tierney wrote about in The…