Waste is a complex issue. How we generate waste, what kinds of chemicals and materials are in our garbage, where we choose to dispose of it, and who is affected the most by the trash we generate—all of these things make waste reduction and management very challenging.But one thing is clear: if we think of our trash as simply worthless and dirty, we’ve pretty much lost the battle against climate change. So maybe that’s our starting point—our mindset about what we value and what we throw away.
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