One solution to our garbage problem might lie in taking inspiration from nature and creating useful waste.
The plastic water bottle is just one man-made output that is useless to nature because it does not break down easily. In fact, not enough time has passed for any plastics to fully degrade since the very idea was conceived of in the 1850s.
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“Outsmart Waste,” by Tom Szaky, challenges us to look at waste in a different way and transform it from useless trash into a useful resource.