Category Archive: Sustainability

Nov 29

Waste, Recycling, and Disposal

Willow Hill Golf Course is build on top of the Glenview / Techny Landfill from across artificial lake in the channel of the West Fork of the North Branch of the Chicago River.

From the beginning, people have tossed their unwanted waste products off to the side, out of way, buried or incinerated. Today much of our garbage is dumped into landfills. Only recently have we sounded the alarm warning that dumping capacity isn’t unlimited and we are wasting too much good land for this use.  

Nov 26

Daguerreotype Photography;1839 to 1860

Will our digital photographs be viewable to our descendants 160 years from now? One of the earliest photographic technique was the daguerreotype process. Today, 160 years later, we enjoy and marvel at their image quality and enduring beauty.