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Outsmart Waste: The Modern Idea of Garbage and How to Think Our Way Out of It

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Outsmart Waste: The Modern Idea of Garbage and How to Think Our Way Out of It

Tom Szaky, "Outsmart Waste: The Modern Idea of Garbage and How to Think Our Way Out of It"
ISBN: 1626560242 | 2013 | EPUB | 168 pages | 4 MB

Ever-expanding landfills, ocean gyres filled with floating plastic mush, endangered wildlife. Our garbage has become a massive and exponentially growing problem in modern society. Eco-entrepreneur Tom Szaky explores why this crisis exists and explains how can we solve it by eliminating the very idea of garbage. To outsmart waste, he says, we first have to understand it, then change how we create it, and finally rethink what we do with it. By mimicking nature and focusing on the value inherent in our by-products, we can transform the waste we can't avoid creating from useless trash to a useful resource. Szaky demonstrates that there is value in every kind of garbage, from used chewing gum to juice pouches to cigarette butts. After reading this mind-expanding book, you will never think about garbage the same way again.