The Packaging Waste Crisis: How do we get out of this mess?
Posted June 2023
Tom Szaky for Happi Magazine “Waste” is, surprisingly, a modern idea. Sure, animals have always created waste, but when a squirrel poops in the forest, that poop is an input nature can benefit from. Likewise, for most of human history, our waste has been useful to nature: an apple core, the carbon dioxide we exhale, our body and excreta, even our products—like the wood of a chair or the cotton of a shirt.