Our world’s drowning in plastic. It’s dangerous to our health and the health of our planet. Find out what we can do to change things on Friday 5/4/18 4-5 pm on the next Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show. Planet Philadelphia is broadcast live around northwest Philadelphia on WGGT 92.9 low power FM and simultaneously streamed live on GTown Radio, http://www.gtownradio.com/.
Listen to our guests discuss new, environmentally sensitive approaches to waste:
Alisa Shargorodsky, founder and chief source reductionist at Echo Systems, a consulting business, will talk about ways to help businesses and organizations move towards zero waste while saving money in their operations. She specializes in group empowerment, leadership and shifting the culture of the work force.
Dr. Eric Beckman, professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Pittsburg, has been working on new materials to tackle the causes of ocean plastic pollution. At the Davos World Economic annual meeting, he was recently awarded a large grant by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and NineSigma as one of the five University of Pittsburg Departmental winners of the Circular Materials Challenge. He will talk about using nanotechnology to make unrecyclable packing recyclable.
Planet Philadelphia is a radio show about our shared environment aired 4:00-5:00 PM EST the first and third Friday a month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia and/or at gtownradio.com. Also on Villanova University’s radio station, WXVU, Thursday mornings at 9:00 a.m. at 89.1FM.
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