Our Rubbish

Having thought about ethical production processes, I then saw this talk on TED, which addressed the ethical side of our rubbish too. Robin Nagle talks about how the people who take responsibility for our rubbish can be treated with hostile distaste. Nagle is based in New York but to some extent I can see this attitude is held in the UK too, at least we certainly do not appreciate the fact that without the continuous and relentless Cleaning up of our streets and bins, we would be swamped with litter in a matter of days. I think when we put something in the bin, it is so often a completely unconscious action.