Throw away society

The TED talk we watched about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch made reference to a “throw away society”.  What did the speaker mean by “throw away society”?  What do you think are the environmental consequences of a “throw away society”?  What actions can you take to break away from this “throw away society”?

Leave a comment in response to this post addressing the above questions.

Tank 3

Tank 3 has had a few problems. The fish has a wound that may have an infection. To help with this, we have to put medicine in the water which turns it orange. This was very alarming for the group and is now known to them. The medicine is going to heal and help make sure that the bacteria clears the problem on his side.