by Alex Woodward
- The Poobah Group is providing residential and commercial recycling pickup in the following ZIP codes. Service starts at $10 a month for biweekly pickup of mixed paper, cardboard and mixed plastics.
- The Society of Environmental Journalists announced the winners of its eighth annual Awards for Reporting on the Environment. View the full list of winning radio, TV and print writers and entries here.
- Giant robot sunflower armies are invading major U.S. cities. Toyota, to promote its new Prius, installed 18-foot-tall "flowers" that offer free solar-powered WiFi and portable device charging stations. Can we get summa dat, Toyota?
- Food, Inc. opens at Canal Place today. Read Will Coviello's review from this week's Gambit here, and check out the trailer below. For fans of Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser and Morgan Spurlock. Not for fans of evil corporations, fast food, Big Ag and men in suits who mysteriously wander into industrial factories from nondescript fields.