As this year comes to a close and you might add a few new gadgets to your collection, here is something to take into consideration when it’s time to get rid of your old ones.
You know what they say, sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words…never been truer.
Midway is an upcoming documentary with a strong potential to help people rethink their daily habits when it comes to how we dispose of our waste and our use of disposable products, particularly plastic, much of which is winding up in an area in the pacific that is now known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This particular area is believed to be twice the size of the continental United States and causing major harm to the ocean, wildlife and us.
This is truly inspirational…
Landfill Harmonic is an upcoming feature-length documentary about a remarkable musical orchestra in Paraguay, where the musicians play instruments made from trash.
World Maker Faire takes place this weekend at the New York Hall of Science [NYSCI] in Queens on Saturday, September 29th and Sunday, September 30th. This event will feature over 500 exhibitors, showcase presentations and how-to workshops from the leaders in the maker movement, talks from DIY experts and industry leaders, and opportunities to learn specific making skills. Inspiring and fun for all ages, this event will get you excited about the possibilities of making.
Our dear friend and supporter of the Shocklee crew, James Bernard, the awesome Propellerhead Product Specialist and audio wizard has just suffered the loss of his beloved wife Nicole Bernard who succomed to cancer on Wednesday July 13, 2011. Nicole was just 36 years young, she leaves behind James and their 4 young children Ava, Chloe, Mia and Asher.
NYC Apple computer superstore and electronics retailer Tekserve has teamed up with the Lower East Side Ecology Center and together they’ve organized electronics recycling events throughout the month of May.
Make the extra effort if you can and drop off your old junk so it doesn’t wind up poisoning the planet!