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“Trash is treasure” – A synopsis of the Sustainable Cities Round Table on Waste

Posted in Sustainable Cities Round Tables by Ferne Edwards on October 28th, 2008

Please read the delightful article by Sue Jackson about the recent Sustainable Cities Round Table – Waste Not Want Not. This article first appeared on aduki online.

TRASH IS TREASURE
By Sue Jackson

On a grey morning last winter I hit the jackpot. Walking past a neighbouring house, I noticed a cardboard box leaning up against the front fence with a ‘Free sign attached. Looking around carefully to make sure no one was watching, I bent down to inspect its contents, and found a hardly used Tupperware container, the perfect size for my signature biscuits and muffins. I tucked it under my arm and continued on my way with a smile on my face, never realising that Id just become a statistic.

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