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Isn't it comforting to talk to someone, while you are walking home alone? I have done so many times: While I was walking home through dark streets, I called and talked to a friend. You can share your feelings, fears or entertain happy thoughts. In ca

Isn't it comforting to talk to someone, while you are walking home alone? I have done so many times: While I was walking home through dark streets, I called and talked to a friend. You can share your feelings, fears or entertain happy thoughts. In ca

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"I am afraid. I need help. BUT WHERE TO GO?!" Often a helping hand is just around the corner, but we don't know about it. Now imagine you have a map, which shows you places near you, where you can knock on the door, come in and hide until the air has

"I am afraid. I need help. BUT WHERE TO GO?!" Often a helping hand is just around the corner, but we don't know about it. Now imagine you have a map, which shows you places near you, where you can knock on the door, come in and hide until the air has

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Philip commented on Help Is Around the Corner

Thanks for your comments Tom! :)
1) concerning the safety at the residences. how about an AirB'n'B-like rating system. If someone gets flagged, he/she gets deleted from the community.
2) if someone calls for help. Text/Whatsapp messages could get send to the residence owners around the corner with the possibility to directly call back to the person in need.

What do you think Tom?

Thank you for your comment Alessandro! I agree, that there will be pollution due to transportation. You are right, we have to consider the WHOLE supply chain:

Considering that:
1) New cartridges have to be produced again and transported from Asia -both causing pollution and requiring new resources and energy.
2) The empty cartridges become trash. So they are transported through the country anyways. For recycling they further have to be broken down and its materials separated -again, both causing pollution and requiring new resources and energy.

You raised an interesting point through: Comparing the cost/benefit of the traditional product life cycle impact with the impact of recycling/refilling used consumer goods.

Changing the consuming habit in general is hard btw. hardly possible because it means giving up on "quality of life". Therefore, I believe its rather about finding a way to cater the people's needs more efficient and effective. People will not use less ink for their printers, but exploiting their laziness for better reuse of our resources is a good thing. Refilling used products will not save the world, but decrease the resource needs of its people.

Looking forward to your comment :)

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Philip commented on "You Never Walk Alone" - Telephone Hotline

Thanks for your input Michael! Thats a good question. I dont know.. maybe. It depends on the person I guess.