100 Ideas to Save the World

Doing Away with Throwing Away

Be inspired! Introducing 100 passionate stories of efforts and innovations that pave the way towards the UN's 17 SDGs. From the treasure trove of NHK WORLD-JAPAN's rich content library.

In this episode, we introduce 4 ideas about making the conscious choice to not throw things away, which correlates to the SDGs of responsible production and consumption. In addition to reducing waste, new value is created through upcycling, and communication fostered by donating things to others in one's community. Using these ideas as a hint, see the impact you might create in your daily life, by making the choice to not throw things away.