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Sherry Gray
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Mar 9 2017
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Hehe, recently, Sol proposed this question on facebook, and much hilarity ensued. Great conversation, and great topic :) I wish I’d thought of it!

Jan 10 2017
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I was actually pretty horrified to find out boat paint works by leaving plume of poison, but I probably should point out that this isn’t the TOP 9 list of anything. It’s just 9 simple things people can do. Granted, not everyone has a boat. But a lot of people do...especially in areas near, you know, water.

Jan 10 2017
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I may be overly optimistic, but I’m hoping awareness will lead to solutions. Of course, I’ve been hollering about global warming since the 70s... 

Jan 9 2017
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Wish that were true everywhere. It makes sense. Why not around a storm? Overflow?

Jan 9 2017
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...and we MUST save the Queen! (wait...of England, right?)

Jan 9 2017
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Yep, should have been year :) sorry, I’ll try to get that corrected.

Jan 9 2017
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That does seem like an awful lot...goood catch! Most likely a typo.

Jan 9 2017
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I know...I wrote something about the California water crisis recently. Don’t remember exactly where...it’s alarming. Everything is alarming right now.

Jan 9 2017
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And why just Nestle, when other water companies are doing the same? There are a couple of apps on the market to identify companies people don’t want to do business with for political reasons - if I remember correctly, Monsanto and Koch. I’m pretty sure if you buy nothing associated with those companies, you’ll have to Read more

Jan 9 2017
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Ah, that would have made another good point - use your vote. But that’s a pretty wide subject by itself.

Jan 9 2017
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Yeah, I shoulda started with “We are all so awesome that there’s no problem. Our oceans are superclean. Have a nice day. The end.”

Instead, I decided to go with truth.

Jan 9 2017
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lol, no. But the tonnage of cigarette butts is pretty shocking, and smoking is an individual thing.

Jan 9 2017
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That’s why I said “all of us.” One of the things we have to do is pressure corporations - with our purchasing power - to do better.

Jan 9 2017
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ok. Now how about I install a low-flow toilet and refuse to buy water from Nestle, and millions of other people do the same?

How are you missing the point?

Jan 9 2017
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Yes...it has to be everybody + corporations. But as long as nobody knows, nobody cares. If we do not advocate, corporations will not change. The argument that you, personally, cannot make a difference just ignores the problem.

Jan 9 2017
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The car wash pictured is the only one I could find under creative commons license ;)

Dec 27 2016
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Good point, onboard diagnostics have been around for a long time now.