Recently I had another conversation with a friend in which they dismissed and talked over my point about reducing waste. I was saying that even though the material aluminium can be recycled, the environmental impact of producing an aluminium can in the first place is immense and it is better to avoid buying drinks in cans.

In typical fashion, no one commented on my point and the discussion moved on to other topics.

Later I commented to my husband that the lack of interest in the topic bothered me. Why didn’t people care about these things? Why don’t they see…

Leni Johnston

Photographer, organizer, environmentalist, traveler — keen on saving the planet through art and action.

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