13 Nov '11, 9pm

"Do you know how this product was made?"

"Do you know how this product was made?"

I recently watched an online documentary that filled me with solid-waste envy. Unwasted: The Future of Business on Earth details how companies, institutions, political leaders, and activists are reducing waste in and around Seattle. It’s a pretty good, if somewhat staid, primer on how landfills work (or don’t), how many recycling programs fail to capture all they can, and how a zero-waste framework can guide cities to a more sustainable future. (Zero Waste is a rhetorical term: advocates believe we can reasonably divert 90 percent of our waste from landfills and incinerators -- including high-tech gasifiers -- within the next ten years. To learn more about how, read this uplifting article from the Sustainable Cities Network.) Why did the doc make me green? Because of the tremendous enthusiasm for, and political will directed toward, reducing consumption, reusing, and recov...

Full article: http://www.onearth.org/blog/all-for-nothing-seattles-zero...

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