Cutting to the heart of sustainability

What lessons can be learned from studying a pocket knife made in the early 1900s? How can careful consideration of such a tool help us make better decisions today? Mr. Jalopy has the answers:

The market realities that forced the superior business model of integrity and serviceability have changed. Now, it is a choice that we must make. How many imported pocket knives do we want to buy over our lifetimes? How willing are you to support a local economy? How many shipping containers of cheap junk are you going to buy? Most importantly, wouldn’t you rather use an elegant tool each day than continually replace junk knives?

Read more on the Dinosurs and Robots blog here.

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About John Bennett

Transportation, land use, local farming and green building are all potential topics for Sustainable Savannah. The goal is to aggregate content about local events and projects, so there will be a central place to review everything that’s happening. The site is aimed at encouraging collaboration and information sharing between groups and individuals currently engaged in sustainability efforts. The site can also provide a snapshot of Savannah for green-minded people who are considering visiting or moving to the area.

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