Tag Archives: We Are The World Blogfest

#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 – How to Reduce Your Plastic Footprint

#WATWB – How to Reduce Your Plastic Footprint I don’t really remember ever taking a walk along a beach that was littered with plastic.  It could be a case of being in the right place at the right time, or … Continue reading

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Home Sustainable Home — #WATWB

  [p.s. pre-script — apologies to all you #WATWB peeps.  I must have checked the Mayan Calendar when I thought this month’s post was on the 24th!  If you want to put this aside until the 31st and come back and … Continue reading

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WATWB — Power to the People

It all started with Solar Freakin’ Roadways here in the U.S., a system of replacing asphalt and other impervious surfaces with solar panels.  If all the roadways in the U.S. were converted to solar, we’d generate three times as much … Continue reading

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#WATWB – Summertime Summertime

Just for today, because it’s #WATWB day, I’m going to pretend my socially liberal, economically conservative, and environmental values are not imperiled now more than ever, that the Supreme Court is not about to swerve fervently to the right, that … Continue reading

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The Ocean Cleanup

[photo credit Erin Lafferty] The Ocean Cleanup It’s estimated that there are about 5 trillion pieces of plastic trash in the ocean, swishing around with the current, meeting up with other pieces of plastic and forming groups like the Great … Continue reading

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Just Be Nice — #WATWB

Just Be Nice A few weeks ago, I found this copy of Philadelphia Magazine in the lunch room at work, left, thankfully, by a fellow magazine recycler who’d obviously enjoyed the issue and wanted to share — a nice guy … Continue reading

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