Tag Archives: #WATWB

WATWB – Arctic Ice Abounds

  Arctic Ice In Philadelphia this past winter, the total snowfall count was a wafer thin 0.3 inches.  While many Philadelphians celebrated the fact that they didn’t have to scrap the snow off their cars there was yet another upside:  … Continue reading

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Toward a Circular Economy: Trash Picking

Toward a Circular Economy:  Trash Picking Over half of the world’s population doesn’t have a formal waste disposal scheme in place.  One hundred years ago, when the ubiquitous material known as plastic had not yet been invented this may have … Continue reading

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One Love — #WATWB

ONE LOVE Yesterday was Thanksgiving, arguably the best holiday of the year if you live in the States, a time to put aside our differences and give thanks for the many blessings that have been bestowed upon us.  My kids … Continue reading

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And Then, Something Wonderful Happened…

And Then, Something Wonderful Happened… Have you noticed the level of crazy in the world has grown exponentially over the last few months?  And that’s an increase over the crazy of the last few years. Right now, there are protests going … Continue reading

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#WATWB — Sailing to America

Sailing to America How much do I love this kid?  Right now, Greta Thunberg is sailing to America to join the United Nations Climate Change summit, a 3,000 mile trip from Plymouth England to New York.  The journey is somewhat … Continue reading

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WATWB — A Rose By Any Other Name…

A Rose By Any Other Name… As the Bard reminds us, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” but what could be sweeter than the inspiration that accompanies the aroma?  At the University of Texas at Austin, … Continue reading

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#WATWB — Single-Use Plastics Ban!

Single-Use Plastics Ban! The EU Parliament has approved a single-use plastic law, giving the 28 EU member countries two years to amend their national laws. The directive bans single-use plastic plates, cutlery, straws, balloon sticks and cotton swabs by 2021. … Continue reading

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