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Ancient Sustainability



Have you ever heard of Bal Tashchit? Ever wondered if our ancestors took their sustainability for granted? Before the age of plastics, electricity, and sanitation services, the majority of the world had no choice but to use reusable containers, try their hand at composting, and eat locally.

Looking back, I wouldn't trade modern medicine and indoor plumbing for more disease-ridden times, but there is definitely something we can learn by looking back at our ancestor's lifestyle.

Though there wasn't plastic to avoid or mass deforestation issues like their are today, G-d still set standards of care for u