The Difficult Art of Doing Nothing

The hardest part of reducing waste is doing nothing at all

Hokokuji Bamboo Forest Kamakura, Credit: Urashimataro

Before I launch into my philosophical diatribe, let me share a new tip. A friend recommended a good way to manage the bulk shopping problem. She brings paper lunch bags and fills them, putting the contents back in containers at home. The bags last for a few trips and then can be composted. I will definitely try this approach my next time bulk…