Posts by Martin Ramirez

Op-ed – Operation Conservation: The Military’s fight to protect nature

It’s easy to think of tanks and trenches when a military installation comes to mind. And it’s true, much of our nation’s bases are home to tanks as well as everything else that goes boom. While such imagery showcases the constant turning of ground, the clearing of vegetation, and the soiling of water, military installations have for a while acted as conservations and assisted in the preservation of natural environment

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The Cost of Many in Apartment Communities – Real Recycling

    The Importance of Reducing and Reusing in an Apartment Community…… I remember the day that we decided to make a difference.  It was, of course sparked by less than noble intentions like money, but nonetheless we saw an impact.  I was working as a maintenance tech/porter for a pretty nice apartment community in a northern Dallas suburb.  It was relentlessly hot that particular day and dancing heat waves

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