Category Archives: Throw-away society

A Throw-away Society – What are we Throwing Away?

Joel F. Salatin (born February 24, 1957) is an American farmer, lecturer, and author whose books include Folks, This Ain’t Normal; You Can Farm; and Salad Bar Beef. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joel_Salatin By becoming consumers, we have given up so many of our human … Continue reading

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Throwaway Living

Life Magazine, August 1, 1955 pg 43 This Life Magazine article of August 1, 1955 “Throwaway Living,” is cited as the source that first used the term “throw-away society.” Our societal values dramatically shifted during that 1950’s decade.  Just following World War II, … Continue reading

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