06 Nov '16, 8pm

@allligatortears @elliegoulding btw, SInce India is one of the most polluted countries, why don't they try this?

As economically intriguing and benficial such solution may seem, in the long run it is definitely not. Waste incineration is just fighting symptoms and all but tackling the underlying problem of a linear econmy dependent on exponential growth. Burning waste leaves 25% toxic residue behind, which has to be dealt with accordingy and quite costly. Further, burning trash means wasting huge amounts of energy. Just think of all the energy and material used to extract resources, manufacture and transport goods - hugely blown out the chimney. And for what? To start all over again extracting resources, manufacturing, and disposing of again and again. If we want to achieve real change we need to start reducing, reusing, and recycling heavily. We need to ask ourselves what we really need to live a good life, and we need to start thinking what world we want to pass on to our children ...

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