The Good Buzz » sustainability
I had never considered myself a hoarder, and was quite surprised when a quick check resulted in a large 'throwaway' pile. I realized that it included stuff I had never used - impulse buys, "I might need this some day", "great deal" and "I get shipping free if I add this to my purchase" picks.
Not everyone can be Greta. But everyone can do their bit.
Fighting for the environment is not the sole preserve of radical activists, vegan advocates and the Greenpeace movement. Every one of us can be a foot soldier in this battle, an ‘eco-warrior’. Every small step towards sustainability is a strike in the war for the planet.
Sustainability focuses on meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.
Read that again.
This definition is so simple and made me realize that I have grown up seeing and practicing sustainability. If sustainability is about saving for the future - I have seen my parents and grandparents selflessly save for our future.