Leland blue is actually industrial waste from the pre-1900 iron foundries of Michigan. The by-product from the smelting process was dumped into Lake Michigan creating this unique "foundry glass" slag. The stones wash up on the beach of the lake and are collected, cut and polished into the loveliness that you see here. I was told, by Gary, that the white is from the flux that was used in the process and the black is from ash. This stuff is found in all shades of blu
By Dopse Eberefiak According to Martin Lurther King Jnr "If a section of the environment is polluted or mistreated we all suffer. Everything is connected whether directly or indirectly". Unarguably environment just as the economy remains quite essential to every nation. The environment harbors the natural resources for economic development. In Nigeria we have made good exploitation of our environment to the benefits of our economy. Prior to the discovery of oil in commercial quantity Nigeria…
Launched in September 2011, The OMI pendant collection, GLÜCK, SONNE and HANNA are the principal designs in a series of elegant flat pack pendants, which evolved from the desire to create timeless, playful and quietly opulent lighting solutions. Whether lit or not the clean finely crafted silhouettes form a modern yet sculptural focal point within any space. Image source: Naomi Paul
US Government Allows Extremely Toxic Substances, Including Industrial Waste, to be Used as Fertilizers and a Drinking Water Additive. Smokers need to be aware that American tobacco farmers are legally allowed to use phosphate fertilizer made from rock containing uranium.
The Romanian village buried under 300ft of industrial waste