Nature produces no trash. The ultimate goal of zero waste is to move in the direction of nature. Instead of throwing stuff away thoughtlessly, all resources are absorbed fully back into the system. Zero waste means sending nothing to the landfill. This is accomplished by reducing our consumption to only what is needed, reusing as much as… Continue reading Redefining Trash with Zero Waste Living
YOU reduce, reuse and recycle. You turn down plastic and paper. You avoid out-of-season grapes. You do all the right things. Good. Just know that it won’t save the tuna, protect the rain forest or stop global warming. The changes necessary are so large and profound that they are beyond the reach of individual action.… Continue reading Gone green. Now what?