Day: February 14, 2020

Material Use Reduction as a Form of Resilience

Material Use Reduction as a Form of Resilience

Material Use Reduction as a Form of Resilience

02/14/20

“How can reducing material use be a form of resilience?”

 

Our modern civilization rests upon the consumption of materials. However, in the case of a supply-chain shock, whether it be natural or human-driven, can disrupt our internal balance. But just like reducing energy use can lead to increased security, reducing material use can protect against these sudden events. This is Material Use Reduction as a Form of Resilience.