Black Soldier Flies or Me and My ‘Maggots’

I love compost. Specifically, my compost, the product of backyard alchemy. I fuss, fidget, adjust and probably take as much pride in rolling the finished product through my fingers as I do picking the vegetables that grow so healthily in my garden.
So it was with some alarm that I discovered a living intruder, actually a … Read More.

Urban Salvage and High Tech Trash

Story/photos by Katie Cordrey
IMS Electronics Recycling has been housed in a Port of Vancouver-owned building since 2007 and is home to an impressive operation that keeps countless tons of toxic and noxious materials from landfills and out of the hands of less conscientious recyclers.
According to IMS’ Regional Business Development Representative, Jim Powers, e-waste comes from … Read More.