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I recently found out that many Ohioans think that black rubber, like what we see in tires, seals and gaskets and hoses, is synthetic and derived from petroleum. In fact, this is far from true – natural rubber looks black when it is reinforced with carbon black.
What do Procter & Gamble, Honda of America Manufacturing, Marathon Oil, Worthington Industries, and the City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities all have in common? They have all participated in the Ohio By-Product Synergy Network, a diverse group of companies and other organizations that are finding innovative ways to convert wastes into profits.
The William K. Kellogg Foundation, a strong supporter of OSU's Agroecosystems Management Program, has issued this statement encouraging proponents of sustainable agriculture to submit comments on the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans by May 8th.
In "The World Until Yesterday", Diamond compares life in modern, industrialized societies with traditional ways of life and argues that traditional societies have much to teach us about conflict resolution, care of elders and children, risk management, multilingualism, and nutrition.