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A WORLD WITHOUT WASTE, Boston Globe, 3/11/07



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To: <ZERI-US@yahoogroups.com>
From: "Mark Myles" <mark@myles.name>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 09:45:01 -0400
Subject: RE: [ZERI-US] The End of Garbage, in Fortune Magazine, 3/19/07

Hello all
First, a hearty ?well done? to Gary for being quoted!
 
It seems that zero emissions, like many environmental topics, is suddenly getting some attention in the popular press.  Below, an article from the Boston Globe of 3/11.
 
Best regards
Mark Myles
1 978 371 9144
 
A WORLD WITHOUT WASTE
The 'zero waste' movement imagines a future where everything is a renewable resource. Sound impossible? From New Zealand to New England, it's already changing the way governments and companies do business.
 
By Jessica Winter  |  March 11, 2007
 
IMAGINE AN INDUSTRIAL system in which nothing ever really dies or gets discarded. The highly "unnatural" processes of chemical engineering, manufacturing, packaging, distribution, and disposal would all aspire to a state of nature, where anything and everything is a renewable resource. The familiar three R's of "reduce, reuse, recycle" would apply not just to products at the end of their life span, but to the materials and methods that created them.
 
For the rest of the article, go to: http://www.boston.com/news/education/higher/articles/2007/03/11/a_world_without_waste/

Gary Liss       
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