Meg Mitchell wrote:Zero waste is a movement that involves working to produce minimal amounts of trash as a household, and it doesn't take into account trash produced upstream or activities that have a high carbon cost but don't produce household waste.
Jason Hernandez wrote:I will add my thoughts on one point:
S Bengi wrote:
6) Trying to save for too many future projects, when you are already overwhelmed.
I found that for me, the most effective step in reducing clutter was when I made up my mind to stop buying stuff for an imagined future. Stick to present needs only. *IF* a project comes up, get what I need for it then, but not until.
Jason Hernandez wrote:
Mike Cantrell wrote:Well, one such thing is selling life insurance and annuities.
The life insurance agent typically gets a moderate commission upon seeking a new policy, and then an itty-bitty commission each year the policy stays in force. That eliminates the temptation fur shenanigans related to signing up and cancelling.
Well, life insurance must be very different from health insurance, then. Because with health insurance, the policy can't stay in force from year to year -- the insurance company stops offering it at the end of the year, so that you have to buy its more expensive replacement.