From Poop to Poplars: How one Oregon Community turns its Waste into a Climate-Friendly Building Material

For the past 15 years, Todd Miller has been leading a project transforming wastewater into something valuable: poplar trees. At the Biocycle Farm in Oregon, he and his team compost biosolids to nurture a 400-acre plantation of poplars, protecting the local watershed and supporting a vision of a circular economy, where nothing goes to waste.

Jul 8, 2024

How to Poop on a Sailboat

Ever wondered how a simple sailing trip could turn into a deep dive into environmental ethics? Join the executive director of the Ocean Sewage Alliance as she navigates the Gulf of Mexico with a bucket for a toilet, revealing the stark realities of human waste disposal at sea and its impact on our oceans.

Jun 3, 2024
Pollution Incidents

Turtles, not Turdles

From my childhood fishing trips to sailing on Lake Erie, my father taught me to spot signs of water quality. Now, I see the same issues he warned about—sewage pollution everywhere. This World Turtle Day, let's take action to protect our waters from these threats.

May 13, 2024
Ocean Sewage Alliance

5 Insights from Ocean Sewage Market Research

Collaborating with partners FLUSH and Point of Shift, the Uniting Our Voice working group engaged stakeholders in marine conservation and aquaculture to uncover insights crucial for advancing OSA's strategic goals.

Apr 8, 2024
Ocean Sewage Alliance