Lindsey Hoshaw is a coordinating producer for QUEST Northern California where she creates digital videos, online interactives and web articles. Before joining KQED, Lindsey was a science correspondent for The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Forbes and Scientific American. She was recently awarded the Frank Allen Field Reporting Award and is especially interested in ocean science, the future of sustainable seafood and the great pacific garbage patch. She can be found on Twitter as @thegarbagegirl
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San Francisco cleans up a lot of graffiti every year. In the past, the city has used standard industrial solvents for this task, but now, workers will be cleaning up with non-toxic materials, in an effort to protect people and reduce toxic runoff.
Along with cigarette butts, water bottles and candy wrappers, volunteers at the statewide beach cleanup this Saturday may find debris from the Japanese tsunami.
The one-bedroom, one-bath cottage is their entry in the Department of Energy’s biennial Solar Decathlon, in which students from around the world compete to design the most affordable green dwelling.