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Creative destruction

Recycling
Forfatter: Finn Arne Jørgensen
Forlag: MIT Press, (USA)
GARBAGE: Norway is not equipped for textile sorting. Although we sort rubbish, we are nowhere near places in Japan that can recycle in 34 different categories. The goal is that the municipalities are not left with any waste – and without garbage trucks!

Today, ten percent of our total CO2emissions from clothing production. And we do not have good recycling schemes in place; much is thrown on the heap. Here there is rubbish both in the atmosphere and on earth. Couldn't we just recycle everything instead?

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Andrew Kroglund
Kroglund is a critic and writer. Also Secretary General of BKA (Grandparents' Climate Action).

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