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Avoiding waste with the Japanese concept of ‘mottainai’

Avoiding waste with the Japanese concept of ‘mottainai’

Download 25 minute audio of a related talk – Mottainai: a philosophy of waste The idea of ‘mottainai’—a Japanese approach to the concept of waste—could provide the west with a philosophical answer to environmental crises. Kevin Taylor, a graduate student in environmental philosophy from Southern Illinois University, explores this nuanced ethic of care and its deep roots in eastern ways of thinking. In environmental studies, islands are often noted as isolated places where people have caused problems by exhausting local resources. The most…

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Regional Resource Recovery Centre Tour 12 Nov 2016 with Patrick

Regional Resource Recovery Centre Tour 12 Nov 2016 with Patrick

Regional Resource Recovery Centre Tour 12 Nov 2016 with Patrick Waste Composting Facility video. https://www.facebook.com/Recycle.Right.with.WREN/videos/1149795431759652/ – Broken glass HAS to go to recycling. – Look up compostible bin liners. As opposed to biodegradable ones. – Tour of the garden. – Tour of the green waste processing where mulch is made. Sold by Richgro. – Tour of the recycling facility – All glass gets broken up and ends up as road base. Reinventing Your Recycling / Materials Recovery Facility Video https://www.facebook.com/Recycle.Right.with.WREN/videos/1246810738724787/…

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Hugh’s War on Waste (The River Cottage Guy) #wastenot

Hugh’s War on Waste (The River Cottage Guy) #wastenot

Hugh’s War on Waste (The River Cottage Guy) Hughs War on Waste Episode 1 of 2 Hughs War On Waste (S1E1) by watchtvshow2 Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is on a mission to change the way we think about waste, by challenging supermarkets and the fast food industry to drastically reduce the amount of waste they generate. We live in a country where one third of the food we produce never gets eaten, and the average family bins £700-worth of food a year….

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Leonardo DiCaprio’s – Before the Flood – Full Movie by National Geographic

Leonardo DiCaprio’s – Before the Flood – Full Movie by National Geographic

Leonardo DiCaprio’s – Before the Flood – Full Movie by National Geographic I’ve embeded a few full versions in case one does not work. Join Leonardo DiCaprio as he explores the topic of climate change, and discovers what must be done today to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet. For every use of #BeforeTheFlood across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram between October 24 – November 18, 21st Century Fox and National Geographic will together donate $1 to Pristine Seas…

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