Here’s an idea:
Take some plastic out of the waste stream. Sequesters some carbon too.
And there are nine more cool innovations designed to replace plastic –those receiving the “Closed Loop** – Beyond the Bag Innovator” awards:
**Per their website, “Closed Loop Partners is a New York based investment firm comprised of venture capital, growth equity, private equity, project finance and an innovation center focused on building the circular economy.”
A beautiful poem by Amanda Gorman:
Looking for inspiration? Here is a site self-described as “A Weekly Roundup of science, technology and intelligent optimism (not necessarily in that order.)” I thought is was kinda cool.
In May of 2019, I attended the Global Earth Repair conference in Port Townsend WA. There I met John Liu and was deeply inspired by his keynote on the topic of restoring large-scale damaged ecosystems. You can check out the conference and hear his talk here: