THE US. HAS LONG BEEN THE MOST WASTEFUL SOCIETY IN THE WORLD—IN JUST ABOUT EVERY WAY.
IT STILL IS.
I’m not sure I can add much to the above illustration. It makes the point—up to a point—pretty well. The reality, of course, is very much worse. We waste just about everything—from raw materials to food to meds to water itself—and seem to think nothing of it. And in the process, we do severe and last damage to the environment.
If this is the current American Business Model in action—which it is—it seems to me we need a new business model.