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At its most basic, zero waste is about significantly reducing, and eventually completely eliminating, the amount of stuff that we send to disposal. Kamikatsu is a rural mountain town in japan with a serious social issue: its population is both ageing and shrinking once a town of more than 6,000 people, now there are 1,717 (as of apr.
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