July 31, 2013
by Peggy
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Harry Potter and the Magic of Perspective (or How to Make Plastic Pollution Disappear)

Recently my 8 year-old daughter has been swept up in the Harry Potter novels, like her brother before her.  Seemingly over night, she’s been transformed into a speed reader, scarcely able to put down The Deathly Hallows.  J.K. Rowling’s captivating … Continue reading

April 18, 2012
by Peggy
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Waste Costs a Bomb!

An article in the Wall Street Journal by Edward Humes, the author of “Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash,” makes a point about the cost of dealing with the waste our society generates: American communities on average spend more … Continue reading