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Litter and the economy of waste

In spite of the rubbish, the cygnets are thriving on the Lakes. Photo: Mick. 2015.

In spite of the rubbish, the cygnets are thriving on the Lakes. Photo: Mick. 2015.

Humans excel at figuring out ways to use the resources of Earth, to such a degree that some claim we are reaching peak availability of resources. Peak oil for example. As the human population continues to grow and as large populations in China, India and Brazil join the growing middle class, more and more pressure on the Earth’s resources will result. If everyone were to the live life of abundance like we do in the West, how long would Mother Earth be able to sustain us?

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