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. At that time, the concept of recycling was relatively new. My students found it boring. 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. We were astonished by the results.

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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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