Touching the Industrial Cosmos

Touching the Industrial Cosmos

“This evening, working the line in the recycling factory, the sheer grey, mind-blowing monotony propelled me into a dark metaphysical moment that will haunt me for the rest of my life.” Author’s note: I recently discovered on my hard drive some...
Why Ecobrick?

Why Ecobrick?

So, this month a video on Ecobricks went viral.  It’s hit almost 200,000 views.  The news site that made the video, unfortunately, made it with all the resources from our site– but didn’t consult us.  Thus, the video contains lots of errors and...
Camp Stove Transcension

Camp Stove Transcension

A long time ago, in a land far away (by the name of Pensilvania) I was biking through the forest.  It was the summer of 2009 and I was on an epic bike adventure from Smithers BC to Berlin.  I had with me my tent and camping equipment as I cycled down the CO trail...
Not One Tree

Not One Tree

Imagine:  a world where human technology is blended harmoniously with the natural world.  Imagine, a world where, rather than dominating and controlling nature, we work with it, learn from it, then apply our insights to co-create with it.  Together we craft living...
2016: A year in review

2016: A year in review

Well, it’s been another year around the sun… What a great milepost to review what just happened! Thanks to Derek for the inspirational idea to write a year review. I am going to divide it into three sections: Insights You can only...
Bringing Art Back to Earth

Bringing Art Back to Earth

Ani Himawati and I are teaming up to do a lecture on the more philosophical side of our work and the Ecobrick movement. We’ll be doing another dynamic tag team presentation at the Mabesikan Festival on October 22nd, Bali, Indonesia! Here’s the blurb…...