🎧 Waste management: ingenuity, mindset and working with nature (Future Tense)

Listened Waste management: ingenuity, mindset and working with nature from ABC Radio National

Human civilization has a waste problem, and it’s likely to get worse as population levels grow and a consumerist mentality becomes the global norm. But there are many clever, practical ways to deal with waste, including bioremediation – a nature-inspired approach.

Antony Funnell leads an investigation into the way in which nature is being used to clean up the environment. Whether it be vegetation designed to clean up gases from rubbish tips to clams used to clean up the water in Hong Kong. This reminds me of permaculture, Natural Sequence Farming and reclaiming drought-ridden land.

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