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Unwasted: The Future of Business on Earth

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  • Plastic pollution is perhaps one of the greatest challenges we face, as it’s now entering the food chain. Only a very small percentage of plastic waste is recycled and remade into durable goods
  • The world produces 200 billion pounds of plastics every year. Ten percent of that ends up in our oceans
  • Organic material accounts for about 30 percent of all residential and commercial waste. Turning this organic waste into valuable compost is an obvious solution, both for individuals and companies
  • There is no one single solution to the waste problem. But you can do your part by taking steps to reduce your waste, recycle, and repurpose what you can. Tips and suggestions for where to start are included

By Dr. Mercola

The featured documentary, Unwasted: The Future of Business on Earth, presents the alluring ideal of zero waste as a key element of the sustainable business model. While some may shake their heads thinking this an impossible task, it’s worth remembering that mankind had a zero waste lifestyle up until about 100 years ago.


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