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Project to Turn Ocean Plastic into Prosthetics
We dump an estimated 28 billion pounds of plastic into the world’s oceans each year. It not only poses a hazard to fish and other animals, but the sheer volume of it is doing damage to entire ecosystems.
Swinomish Hosts Community Golf Day
Golfers enjoyed a day of free golf at Swinomish Golf Links on July 11, as part of their Community Golf Day, which raised a total of $5,908 for 20 local charities.
This Couple Uses Ocean Plastic and a 3D Printer to Make Fully Functional Prosthetic Limbs for $45
Ever been to any beach at any place on earth?. They’re generally relatively sought-after places.
Anacortes Couple Making Prosthetic Hands Out of Beach Plastic
The Million Waves Project Is a local non-profit from the small northwest town of Anacortes Washington run by Chris Moriarity and Laura Moriarity.
Nonprofit turns plastic ocean waste into prosthetics with shredder, 3D printer
Inside an Anacortes home, a 3D printer whirs, drawing thin layers of orange plastic in the shape of the palm of a hand.
Anacortes couple turns ocean plastics into prosthetics
Plastics on our beaches and in our oceans are killing marine life and poisoning the planet. An Anacortes couple is taking that plastic to make some good.
North Sound nonprofit turning sea waste into affordable prosthetics
ANACORTES, Wash. – A local nonprofit organization in the North Sound has found a way to bring prosthetic limbs to children whose families might not otherwise ...
Nonprofit turns plastic waste into affordable prosthetics
ANACORTES, Wash. – A nonprofit organization near Seattle has found a way to bring prosthetic limbs to children whose families might not otherwise be able to afford ...
Couple turns ocean plastics into prosthetics for needy
ANACORTES, Wash. - A Washington state couple is taking trash they find on local beaches and using it to help people who have lost limbs.
Couple using plastic trash to make prosthetic limbs
ANACORTES, Wash. – While many cities are taking measures to reduce plastic waste, a couple in Washington took matters into their own hands.
Couple launches non-profit that turns trash into prosthetics
(WTHR) – A Washington State couple is giving the world a helping hand. They collect trash on local beaches and use it to build new hands...
3D print custom prosthetic limbs for kids from recycled ocean plastic
A Non-profit organization called Million Waves Project (MWP) turns recycled ocean plastic into 3D printed prosthetic hands.
Look Outside Dentistry for Hires Who Want to Work
“People just don’t want to work anymore.”
“Millennials are lazy and entitled.”
“I’d like to expand, but there aren’t enough people who want to be hired.”
Why Patients Budget for New Phones But Not for Dentistry
One of the quickest ways to increase your team’s production is to change how they discuss the cost of treatment with patients. When people feel uncomfortable...
The Best Dental Card Trick of All Time
Our very own Remin contributor Chris Moriarity wowed the internet with his recent card trick. It is just too good not to share! Enjoy!
Numbers Don’t Lie….Or Do They?
Three men on a road trip decide to grab a cheap hotel for the night. The price of the room is $30.00. In the morning, they each pitch in $10.00 ($10.00 X 3 = $30.00) and begin to leave. The manager stops them and explains that he over charged them.
Complex Terms and Simple Solutions
Let me just start with a simple truth. The universe isn’t conspiring for or against anyone. Successful dentists aren’t part of some chosen sect and struggling offices aren’t hopeless.
How a $30,000 Ferrari Helps with Case Acceptance
I was recently lecturing to a group of dentists in Chicago. The topic of the hour was ‘value.’ I despise this word, but almost every doc I speak to believes they can create value...
You Can’t Pay Bills with Branding
We all know you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but for many in dentistry, that’s all they’ve got.
Very few people get to truly pull back the curtain on the ...
One Act Play
Dentistry tends to be fairly systematic and lends itself well to scale. If one doc can run three ops, then two can run 6, 3 can run 9 and so on. We can replicate each bundle on into infinity provided we have a few constants that keep up on the way.
3 Shocking Things Dental Offices Still Aren’t Doing
With 2016 on horizon, many offices are looking back on what went well, what didn’t go well, or maybe asking what the hell happened in 2015.
Seatbelts, Metal Spikes and Metrics
Day-to-day my task is simple: find more effective ways for people to grow their businesses. Depending on the client, place and time we often fall into an exaggerated sense of urgency.