Elizabeth Royte

OnEarth contributing editor Elizabeth Royte also writes for the New York Times Book Review, which called her "no stranger to the pleasures and perils of chasing errant pieces of plastic and other castoffs to surprising (and often disgusting) places." She's the author of Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It and Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash.

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Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 9:47am
An Accident Waiting to Happen
The trains roll throughout the day, running east and west along the snow-blanketed tracks of northwestern Montana, dipping low along the southern edge of Glacier National Park . Boxcars, intermodal freight containers, and bulk cargo clamber up and then down the Continental Divide.
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Monday, January 20, 2014 - 8:05am
Your Kindergarten Teacher Was Right: Sharing Is Caring
Years ago, perhaps after I served them a rustic-looking crème broulee, my in-laws gave me a miniature blow torch, the better to caramelize future desserts.
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Friday, November 30, 2012 - 9:00am
Fracking Our Food Supply
This article was produced in collaboration with the Food & Environment Reporting Network , an investigative reporting nonprofit focusing on food, agriculture and environmental health.
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