Refuse. Reuse. Refill. Repair. Repurpose. Reduce. Recycle.
Thursday, 31 January 2019, 2:46 pm
Here, in geographically isolated New Zealand, recycling must
increasingly be considered the ambulance at the bottom of
The mantra for the future: Refuse. Reuse.
Refill. Repair. Repurpose. Reduce. Recycle.
to convenience and consumption’ as individuals has somehow
come to take precedence over the survival of our species. We
can turn the tide of this entitled behaviour by refusing
avoidable, everyday single-use items. And we can wake up
tomorrow morning and begin. Taking stewardship over our
daily habits and the products we choose, or choose to
refuse, is empowering and effective. It also acts as a
gateway drug of good behaviour, if you like. Once we begin
to consider the implications of our small actions, a whole
world of awareness begins to open up.