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Nat Geo to air Earth Day special

National Geographic Channel has announced the launch of the eco-themed Garbage Moguls special, set to premiere on Earth Day. The special will follow the team behind 'eco-capitalists' TerraCycle through the process of taking waste, adding design and producing mass merchandise - in this case a messenger bag for OfficeMax, made from old billboard materials and seat belts and a kite made entirely of Oreo wrappers for Wal-Mart.
March 25, 2009

National Geographic Channel has announced the launch of the eco-themed Garbage Moguls special, set to premiere on Earth Day. The special will follow the team behind ‘eco-capitalists’ TerraCycle through the process of taking waste, adding design and producing mass merchandise – in this case a messenger bag for OfficeMax, made from old billboard materials and seat belts and a kite made entirely of Oreo wrappers for Wal-Mart. For more info, see the release.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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