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The Leonard Lopate Show

Curbing Our Waste

Monday, April 30, 2012

Looking for ways to cut back the amount of garbage you're producing? We have some helpful hints!

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WNYC News

Ten Years After Closure, Fresh Kills Is Still a Landfill in Transition

Monday, March 21, 2011

Ten years ago Tuesday the last barge of garbage was delivered to Fresh Kills landfill on Staten Island. The closure of the dump — visible from space, taller than the Statue of Liberty and once the world's largest landfill — was a watershed moment for Staten Islanders, who had lived with its odor and stigma for 54 years.

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Studio 360

Landfill Artist

Saturday, October 04, 2003

Over thirty years ago, New York artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles decided to find out what happened to her own garbage, and she never turned back. Produced by Mallory Kasdan.

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Studio 360

Special Guest: Niall Kirkwood

Saturday, October 04, 2003

Niall Kirkwood teaches Landscape Architecture at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard where he is also the director of the Center for Technology and Environment. His passion for trashed and neglected landscapes has led him to focus his work around urban brownfields, Superfund sites, and closed landfills.

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Studio 360

Mel Chin's Revival Field

Saturday, August 18, 2001

Kurt Andersen talks with conceptual artist Mel Chin about Revival Field, his sculpture to transform a landfill with plants that extract toxins from the soil.

(Originally aired: March 17, 2001)

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