Saturday, 19 September 2009

Japan heading for no-waste society


Japan is aiming for zero-waste with one town, Kamikatsu, already banning waste bins. The Chritsian Science Monitor web-site has an article "Japan as ground zero for no-waste lifestyle".

The article features this pioneering Japanese town and highlights its efforts to profoundly reduce their environmental impact. Its not alone either, with Japan as a whole becoming almost obsessed with reducing waste, maximizing recycling and generating renewable energy. Supported by the government, towns like Kamikatsu are showing the way forward to the rest of the world.

Read more here: http://www.csmonitor.com/2008/1216/p01s04-woap.html

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