To eliminate waste, we need to rediscover thrift

Recycling and thrift

DO IT SOON What’s up? There’s no such thing as throwing something away — when you toss a used food container, broken toy or old pair of socks into the trash, those things inevitably end up in ever-growing landfills.
What’s new? But we can get smarter about the way we make, and remake, our products. This video shares exciting examples of thrift — the idea of using and reusing what you need so you don’t have to purchase anything new — as well as advances in material science, like electronics made of nanocellulose and enzymes that can help make plastic infinitely recyclable.
So what? Our future is at stake. We must act.


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