Plastic has innumerable good uses in our modern world, but we’re drowning in plastic waste. What should we do about it? Tune in to this Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show to find out about what we can do, as the guests discuss new, environmentally sensitive approaches to waste.
Reducing waste and saving businesses money:
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.
Using nanotechnology to make unrecyclable packing recyclable.:
Dr. Eric Beckman, professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Pittsburg. 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.
Music on this show:
Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell
The Water Embers - Art Of Escapism
Little Bit Of Rain - Fred Neil
Spring can really hang you up the most - Rickie Lee Jones
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/.
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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