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Unformatted text preview: zero waste. It bothered me to see at the transfer station, how much garbage per day goes straight to the landfill. I thought it was quite troublesome because I saw some iterms and materials that can be recycled in there. This was the best the transfer station could do. When we went to Pier 96 facility, I was amazed to see that the cargo was filled with compressed recycled paper. I thought it was just imported goods from other countries, but it was the contrary. They were exported "goods" to China to create cardboard boxes. After seeing where some trash goes, I felt that there was a need for me to change my lifestyle little by little. Sticking with permanent solutions, learning more about my trash, and using less resources....
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- Spring '10