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RADIO

  • Mike Nowak's Garden Talk
    Sundays: 12:00 Noon, CST 720 AM
  • DEMOCRACY NOW
    www.democracynow.org
    Good in depth coverage of local and global news not found anywhere else.

FILMS

  • Blue Vinyl
    http://www.bluevinyl.org
    A toxic comedy look at vinyl, the world's second largest selling plastic. With humor, hope and a piece of vinyl siding firmly in hand, Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Judith Helfand and co-director Daniel B. Gold travel from Helfand’s hometown to America’s vinyl manufacturing capital and beyond in search of answers about the nature of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). 80 minutes.
  • Exporting Harm: The High-Tech Trashing of Asia
    http://www.ban.org
    A documentary based on an investigative report revealing that huge quantities of hazardous electronic wastes (E-wastes) are being exported to China, Pakistan and India where they are processed in operations that are extremely harmful to human health and the environment. 23 minutes.
  • Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage
    Distributed by: http://www.akpress.org
    To investigate the roots of our waste addicted culture, Heather Rogers excavates the history of garbage handling from the 1800s to the post-WWII golden era of consumption, up through the contradictions of modern day recycling. 19 minutes.



Quotation

"It doesn't take a degree in botany to be able to grow and enjoy ornamental grasses."

Nancy Ondra, author of 'Grasses, Versatile Partners for Uncommon Garden Design'


Native Illinois Plants

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