December 11, 2010

Transitioning to an Economy of Reuse (via Intercon)

Posted in Business, Choices, Decisions, Expectations, Future, Human Nature, Society tagged , , , , , , , at 1:14 am by lemaclellan

Change is an inevitable part of life, you can either accept it now or deal with it later but it is better to be proactive than reactive. Building a sustainable society is what needs to be done so how change will get us there is up to us.

Transitioning to an Economy of Reuse We have wound up with a culture that has fashioned itself in the image of disposal instead of retention. Almost everything that we own has a useful life that ends when something breaks because the cost to repair it is a vast percentage of the cost of simply buying a newer, cutting-edge replacement. A glance around my own apartment uncovered few exceptions: flat screen TV, iPod, cell phone, stove, microwave, speak … Read More

via Intercon