The on-trend concept of ‘zero waste’ seems meaningful, but it is consumerist to the core – we’re selling each other more in order to use less.
We don’t like to think about death, but it is coming. I suggest we accept our fate and live in the face of it. Waste not another second.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Eloise Viera (9) discusses her entry into the important world of compost, and why it should become the rule, not the exception.
The amount of waste we create often brings regret. The Japanese have built a philosophy around reducing this clutter, not out of guilt, but rather in a pursuit of fun and expression. Mottainai. You’ve felt it, even if you haven’t heard of it. It’s that feeling that makes you clean every morsel off…