Letting Life Lead
I remember when recycling was just gaining steam. I was a child and I couldn’t get my mom on board. To her it was unnecessary work and wasn’t an issue. The problem is that our modern conveniences have encouraged bad habits and made us not see that the issue is astronomically big and getting bigger. Have a look at this video The Story of Stuff.
See, we can all fathom a hundred, a few thousand, but millions get difficult, billions in the realm of “bigger than millions” and anything after that is really unfathomable. I am overwhelmed at just thinking about all the tampons and sanitary napkins I’ve trashed (tampons can’t always be flushed by the way). 20 years times 6 per day (average every 4 hours) for an average of 5 days for 12 cycles a year. That’s 7200 tampons or napkins for just ME. In 2009 there were…
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