How a New Generation of Eco-Warriors is Saving the Planet from the Onslaught of Plastics

Fifty years ago, I was an earth science teacher in the town of Larchmont, NY. My students found the course material boring. Is this rock sedimentary or igneous? At that time, the concept of recycling was relatively new. To get them more involved in what I perceived as a key issue impacting the earth’s future, I came up with a special class project. For ten weeks, each student would weigh all the groceries that came into their homes then weigh the trash that it produced…

Michael Franzblau PhD

Michael Franzblau is a NJ-based writer and educator with a PhD in Physics. Two of his books, Teach and be Rich and Tuition Without Tears can be found on Amazon.

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