Zero waste is…common sense
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Zero waste is…common sense

As a ‘waste expert’ my friends often ask me to solve their various personal waste dilemmas. This morning’s question from one of my roomates was “What am I supposed to do with all these mismatched socks?” My response, “Umm, wear them and not care that they are mismatched?” After all, socks are a clothing item … Continue reading


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Philosophy and Waste

In November 2011, I presented my zero waste research at a Philosophy and Waste conference at the University of Southern Illinois. Although much philosophical thinking is beyond my comprehension, considering waste within this discipline reveals some interesting points. Using the ever so trusty Wikipedia, philosophy is defined as, “the study of general and fundamental problems, such as … Continue reading