Rather, it addresses a range of other concerns which are equally valid but nearly impossible to quantify.
The deficit model frames public controversies about contamination as a lack of scientific understanding or trust in government institutions.
The authors discuss and derive new definitions of “circularity.” They cover fundamental determinants of material lifespan, such as economic demand, thermodynamics, product design, and durability.
Neighborhoods with median annual incomes below US$25,000 were nearly 2 decibels louder than neighborhoods with incomes above $100,000 per year.
These assumptions are in the motto, “recycling saves trees.” With recycling – one assumes – used materials stand in for raw materials.
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People are seen as deficient in knowledge about an issue, erasing local, community, and personal expertise.
After riding along with Bill that day, I started wondering about the morality of turning dead deer into “zoological garbage.” If how we treat the dead influences how we treat the living, then the most obvious question is whether this is a respectful way to treat the dead.
They do not address the fact that the scale of fast fashion is so massive it can easily eclipse other sustainability initiatives. ) have its own journal, conference, or department, Discard Studies publishes a regular table of contents alerts for articles, reports, and books in the field.
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