Trash and Garbage

Garbology: Our Dirty Affair With Trash

Sounds like an interesting read:

“Our willingness to part with something before it is completely worn out is a phenomenon noticeable in no other society in history…it is soundly based on our economy of abundance. It must be further nurtured even though it runs contrary to one of the oldest inbred laws of humanity, the law of thrift” (59).