“I set about making a natural history museum of creatures that might evolve on a trash continent. … Expect to look at plastic forks differently from now on.”
“This is the country’s oldest incinerator, with technology that should have been retired decades ago.”
Living with fewer materials and less waste should, in theory, save consumers money and resources. It should also save municipalities money in the sharply rising costs of recycling and trash disposal. But waste-free options are expensive in personal time and inconvenience, especially when compared to the unparalleled convenience of the disposable economy
Entering Cleenland’s cheerfully decorated brick and mortar on Norfolk Street, nestled unassumingly among a slew of Cambridge residences, one is struck by its simplicity.