Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Crafting Villages Article footnotes

The latest Natural Life will be out shortly. Here are some extra footnotes. This is the last think piece for a while. Next time the article will be 100% projects!

You can find an Intentional Community to suit your philosophy here.

Here is some information about Guatemalan backstrap weaving, and see beautiful images of Guatemalan traditional weaving here. Here is an index of links to images of traditional clothing.

Here is a report with graphs and stats about waste disposal in Vietnamese craft villages, while here is a news item about assessing pollution there. Index to news items about craft villages, including traditional arts & crafts, in Vietnam Today. Health issues and pollution in craft villages, with more links. A power point presentation with pics by Dr. Dang Kim Chi at 3R's conference, and a report by the same author. Life in the recycling craft village of Triue Hhuc.

Dr. Sunil Herat of Griffith University in Australia also attended a conference about e-waste strategies.

Great article about E-waste, with plenty of links.

Pike's Research link to reports and press releases about e-waste.

Slide show about Guiyu with narration.

African E-waste trade with links to more articles.

Best Buy recycling guidelines, but the best info is probably still from E-stewards.

Precious Metal Clay site.

My Etsy store.

OEHHA Guidelines for arts and crafts materials safety.

Micro loans through FINCA.

Verizon Wireless' Hope Line for phone donations.

You will enjoy this video with live action and animations, The Story of Electronics , with links to the
Electronics Take Back Coalition.

On a lighter note, the Renaissance Fair near me that I just love.

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