1. Waste & Consumption Presentation


    from Laura Caldie Added 5 0 0

    This is a segment of me presenting at a Bay Area Youth Leadership Summit in 2012. My colleague and I introduced students to our organization, and explained what the systematic problems are that lead…

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    • PIck Up America's Eco Burlesque


      from Laura Caldie Added 173 0 0

      On August 4th, Pick Up America put on a variety show at The Blue Sage Center for the Arts, which included this eco burlesque. The dance was choreographed primarily by Laura Caldie, with a few moves…

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      • Save Due West!


        from Laura Caldie Added 16 0 0

        Pick Up America's bus and home, Due West, just broke down in Denver, Colorado. We've finished a great deal of our route through Boulder and into the mountains, and are itching to take our…

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        • Community Building, Building Community


          from Laura Caldie Added 103 1 0

          The members of Pick Up America, in conjunction with Youth Biz and Going Green, Living Bling planned and implemented the construction of a bottle brick bench at The Break Ground Community Garden in…

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          • The Recycled Peace Drum


            from Laura Caldie Added 7 0 0

            Pick Up America, the nation's first coast to coast roadside litter clean up crew, pioneered the creation of this drum from garbage pulled out of the Mississippi River. This event was in conjunction…

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            • The Making of the Recycled Peace Drum


              from Jeff Chen Added 183 1 0

              The Recycled Peace Drum was built at the City Museum in St. Louis at the beginning of August 2011. As Pick Up America traverses the country picking up litter, we try to make use of some of the stuff…

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              • Sowing the Seeds for Sustainable Culture - Davey Rogner - Pick Up America


                from Jeff Chen Added 112 1 0

                Sustainnovator Davey Rogner gives a virtual speech for the University of Maryland's Sustainnovate 2011. Ignite UMD: Sustainnovate 2011 is a TED-Talk-esque program where inspiring members of the…

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                • Picking Up America - lo-res - w/Chinese Subtitles


                  from Jeff Chen Added 100 1 2

                  Here's a film by Michael Burke and Marie Wicht about our project Pick Up America. Chinese subtitles provided thanks to Jason Chen and Jenny Chen.

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                  • Pick Up America visits Larry Gibson's backyard of Mountaintop Removal


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                    Pick Up America visits a mountaintop removal site in West Virginia.

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                    • Ohio River Bottle Blues


                      from Jeff Chen Added 24 0 0

                      A snapshot of the Ohio River. This was on our lunchbreak near Ashland. Shot by Paul Zink of Canopy Productions.

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