Scientist Joe Kaplinsky tells us not to waste valuable time sorting out our rubbish. He explains that even if the whole world produced as much garbage as the USA for the next 100 years we could still just bury it in less than a 20 mile patch.
The chill out report features on WORLDbytes, the online magazine news channel created by WORLDwrite volunteers. It aims to get behind the headlines and promote a people-first perspective on a wide-range of issues; the programme’s credo is “don’t shout at the telly, change the message on it”. See: www.worldbytes.org