slow bites #013

Slow Bites

Quotes to get you thinking…

  It’s all about not buying things in the first place.

We can consume less when we get our books from the library, our clothes from the op shop, and when we take care of our stuff and repair things when they break.

When something has reached the end of its life, repurposing it is much better than relying on the centralised waste collection system to quietly take it ‘away’.

Away is a place that used to be a forest, a wetland, an ecosystem.

It’s a place that is now a source of chemical contamination and methane emissions.

Away is somewhere we’ve invented to help us forget about the consequences of our consumerism.

It feels good to #choosetorefuse plastics and other items and seek out packaging-free alternatives.


– Brenna Quinlan

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