"The use of paper, perhaps more than any other single product, reflects the throwaway mentality that evolved during the last century. There is an enormous possibility for reducing paper use simply by replacing facial tissues, paper napkins, disposable diapers, and paper shopping bags with reusable cloth alternatives." –Lester R. Brown, Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Lester Brown's World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse in Karen Zeitvogel's article "World is 'one poor harvest' from chaos, new book warns," for AFP. Posted January 17, 2011.