"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.
Lester Brown interviewed by Junko Edahiro for the Institute for Studies in Happiness, Economy and Society during his trip to Japan in July 2011. Posted November 2, 2011.