By Jay Tompt, Transition Network
At the end of their useful lives, the products and materials we use should become the nutrients and ingredients of new products and materials in a waste-free cycle mimicking those found in the rest of the natural world. That’s just common sense and uncontroversial, isn’t it? Probably most Transitioners are proponents of ‘cradle to cradle’ design and the ‘circular economy’. Those that aren’t would be, once they’ve been exposed to those ideas.