September 2016 eNewsletter

From the desk of OES:

“You don’t know what you have until it’s gone. For example. toilet paper.”

You don’t know what you have until it’s gone. I saw this silly photo one day as I was scrolling through facebook. As I was in the bathroom at work the next day, it struck me how true it was; also how it relates to sustainability. How many times have you been in a stall without toilet paper desperately clawing at the roll? When I am in the bathroom at work with two huge rolls of toilet paper I will use more than my single roll I buy at home. And I will use even less when there is little to no toilet paper. It seems when our resources are (or seem) plentiful we take them for granted.
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