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Material Value

MATERIAL VALUE The word sustainability seems to be on everyone’s lips these days and if you don’t know what it means then you’ll want to pick up a copy of Julia Goldstein’s book, Material Value, More Sustainable, Less Wasteful Manufacturing … Continue reading

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Xenophobia

XENOPHOBIA xenophobia | ˌzenəˈfōbēə, ˌzēnəˈfōbēə | noun:  intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries: the resurgence of racism and xenophobia. DERIVATIVES xenophobe | ˈzenəˌfōb, ˈzēnəˌfōb | noun (online dictionary definition) xenophobia:  n. The desire to run … Continue reading

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P3

P3 The Ancient Romans knew that if all roads were eventually going to lead to Rome that they were going to need a little outside help in making it happen.  Creating or redesigning large public works systems is no easy, … Continue reading

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Wants vs. Needs

NEEDS VS. WANTS If you put your needs before your wants and be grateful for what you already have you will always feel blessed. Still halfway there.  #atozblogchallenge pamlazos 4.16.19    

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My Pestalotiopsis Microspora

My Pestalotiopsis Microspora If you would have told me that a world drowning in plastic could be saved, I would have my doubts, but if you then told me it was a mushroom doing the saving, I would say you’d … Continue reading

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Kill the K-cup

  Kill the K-cup Keurig really should have figured out it would be in trouble from the get-go.  It’s not just the environmental effects of all those pods that produce waste in the billions of pounds, but it’s the contaminants … Continue reading

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Fair Trade

Fair Trade Fair trade strives for equity between trading partners.  One of the foundational tenets is paying fair price for a product that provides the maker with a living wage. People live better when they make a decent wage.  They … Continue reading

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