Archive for February, 2011

Moving offices

Moving. Moving, moving, moving….. It sucks.  There, I said it. Now you know if you didn’t already.    🙂

I’m saving money to personally buy a 2 bedroom place to live. In order to do that, extra money needs to come from somewhere and one of those “somewhere’s” is the office rent for Fresh Start Recycling. I’ve got the down-payment sewn up, but when you own a place, and your hot water tank goes, you can’t call your landlord. I can call Fresh Start to haul away the old one away for recycling, but I’ll be on the hook personally for the new one. I need a kitty just for those little surprises.

We’ll be sharing office space with Molly Maid Vancouver at 107 – 237 East 4th Ave. in Vancouver.

We’ve had our own office for about 2 years, but Molly Maid is where we cut our teeth. Molly Maid has a 1600 square foot office space, with plenty of room for everything Fresh Start needs to do regarding administration.

Here’s a handy little checklist I found online for moving offices (great suggestions and always important to plan):

http://www.michbar.org/pmrc/articles/0000022.pdf

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Why Cities Rock

I will stop posting constant links to Freakonomics articles as soon as they start sucking or start to lack relevance. Luckily, we’re miles away from from either of those 2 things!! 🙂

Ever wanted to know why cities rock? Why it’s the environmentally sound choice to build a high-rise in the San Francisco bay? Why humans should stay out of nature and leave well enough alone? I’ll, let Stephen Dubner explain it. He does a pretty salient job.

http://freakonomicsradio.com/why-cities-rock.html

Some people think Edward Glaeser has missed the mark entirely; I think he’s shining a light on a pretty interesting idea.

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The Freakonomics of “Trashed”

From Trash to Cash http://freakonomicsradio.com/trashed.html Worth a listen. Seriously, worth a listen.

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“Things will likely get Meltier”

I haven’t posted on here for a while. Don’t worry ladies and gents, the beer’s coming along nicely and I have a good bit on how neat it is to use recycled bottles, but in the mean time, I wouldn’t want you to die of boredom.

My cousin, courtesy of Boing Boing sent this article to me. NOTHING what-so-ever to do with recycling, but we all have to read instructions every day, and I wish more instructions were like this….

http://www.boingboing.net/2011/02/04/funny-heat-gun-manua.html

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