[…] Sustainability is first of all education, it is preaching well and behaving the same. We feel coherent if we live with respect for nature and others, if sustainability runs through all our actions.
Sustainability is followed with the beliefs one has, which arise from daily action, which in turn arises from the education one has received. By teaching not first fruit and not wastefulness, to thinking before buying and weighing before cooking.
The great thing is built from the sum of many small gestures. If you use an electric cooker but continue to throw away heads of lettuce thinking: “come on, what will it ever be like a lettuce head!”, it doesn’t add up.
Those of the community, of course.
Maybe it’s not a tragedy, but if we throw away so many heads of lettuce, we have thrown away respect for nature and for others.
Something is wrong, and perhaps much more than something, but we must never stop looking for coherence in daily actions, and the smaller they are, the more we are convinced that they add up, they set an example. […]
Davide Oldani. Visioni POP.