"The use of paper, perhaps more than any other single product, reflects the throwaway mentality that evolved during the last century. There is an enormous possibility for reducing paper use simply by replacing facial tissues, paper napkins, disposable diapers, and paper shopping bags with reusable cloth alternatives." –Lester R. Brown, Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Stephen Leahy writes on Lester Brown and food prices in 'In Corrupt Global Food System, Farmland Is the New Gold,' on Inter Press Service. Posted January 13, 2011.