You know that consumerism plays a massive role in climate change-all those fossil fuels we have to burn to make and ship our stuff, all those trees cut down to make way for expanding cities and businesses, all that livestock that sate our increasing appetites for burgers and steak.
Wow, what an incredible turnout we had at the first-ever Our Sustainable Future event! We were thrilled to see so many old friends (and plenty of new faces too) who were interested enough in learning more about our featured topic: How the Approaching Circular Economy will Change Design for the (Much) Better.
Cattle were first domesticated from wild aurochs about 10,000 years ago, as a portable source of wealth for our ancestors, and have proliferated alongside us ever since. There are now about 1.5 billion cattle on Earth, making a lot of milk and meat for human consumption, but in the process, creating a tremendous amount of waste.