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The 90 Day Plan

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

1 if by Land, 2 if by Sea!

But how did colonial Americans create the lights in the first place? At that time, most likely whale blubber or paraffin wax.

Opportunities abound to reuse rather than quickly dispose and make room for more things to be consumed.

My girlfriend is in Haiti right now doing relief work and she sends me regular emails about the want of the most basic needs for survival. While she experiences resilience in the face of this, I sit comfortably in a country of apparent abundance yet we are still learning how to more fairly use our share.

Here is a great example of how our wastewater agencies can help Be The Solution, by making better use of the things they are charged with disposing of. It takes creativity, a little curiosity, but perhaps a well penned editorial to get the ball rolling.

Check out NY Times Editorialist Rose George's recent editorial Power From Sewage

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