Issue No.1 of Have a great day magazine @ write.as/haveagreatday/
Tesla is going to turn 50,000 homes into a virtual power plant at no cost to the owners. This happened in South Australia in a plan to turn houses into a ginormous intertwined power plant. South Africa is already home to another Elon musk driven project to supply electricity for more than 30,000 homes. The government is looking for ways, especially renewables, to generate power after a storm caused a nation wide blackout in 2016.
A heartfelt letter from 5-year-old pushes a restaurant chain to switch from plastic to paper straws. This girl is being said to influence the Pizza Express restaurant chain to quit one time plastic straws for biodegradable alternatives made of paper.
A man creates an app that helps people connect to hospitals when they are traveling to get a kidney dialysis.
China is reassigning 60,000 troops to plant trees. This is in an effort to reforest the country Dunkin’ Donuts is to, over the next two years, phase out the use of foam cups and instead use paper alternatives. The majority of the companies international stores use double-walled paper cups. This is not the first of Dunkin’ Donuts moves to be come more eco-friendly. They already use recycled items such as napkins, trays, bags and sleeves. Also the chain has taken on several other progressive practices.
“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle
“Nothing is impossible, the world itself says ‘I’m possible’!” – Audrey Hepburn
“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Francis of Assisi