Tag Archives: waste

The 4 r-s of sustainable usage

A guest post by Bob Richoriginally posted on Bobbing Around 1. Refuse Do I need this thing? Can I continue with what I have? If it’s not satisfactory, can I live a good life and simply accept the imperfection, or … Continue reading

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Japanese town cut waste by 80%, but…

Originally posted on Bobbing Around:
In 2003, the Japanese town, Kamikatsu, resolved to go waste-free by 2020. They did incredibly well, but couldn’t manage it. Why? The packaging industry makes it impossible. Please read this incisive short essay by Olivia…

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Hey, clever people, can you design to last?

Nick Palmer’s Sustainability and stuff blog pointed me to a Story of Stuff project video I hadn’t seen before. Do you have eight minutes? I recommend watching this… Annie Leonard: This is a story about a world obsessed with stuff. … Continue reading

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