According to AP News the Guatemalan government has predicted the ban, “…would eliminate more than half of the non-organic waste produced in the country.”
The wide-ranging ban names six specific types of single-use plastic – plastic bags, small plastic bottles, plastic plates, plastic straws, plastic cups, and some types of satchels and goes into effect on October 2.
The government of Tanzania has issued a ban on producing, using, importing, or selling plastic bags.
With right to repair, we imagine a different kind of system, where instead of throwing things out, we reuse, salvage, and rebuild.
The circular economy is an emerging economic model based on recycling and repairing.
The “good food” movement has many nodes and includes a cast of characters that ranges from sustainable farms to companies like Dave’s Killer Bread, to locally sourced meal-kits like PeachDish. But what exactly is “good food”?
I believe that we as humans can actually do a lot better than the modest goal of trying to live more sustainably. I believe we have an imperative as cohabitants on this Earth to create regenerative ways of producing and consuming.