‘Do more with less’ is a catch-cry in the sustainability movement but it is also a catch-cry for businesses who despoil the environment. The point is that doing more with less is fine if what you are doing is good – but what if it’s bad? Modern western economies seem to be obsessed with efficiency when usually this is just being ‘less bad’ and at worst it is much more bad. The other problem with efficiencies is that they tend to create profits or savings which can then be invested for growth.
That’s why we say: Do more GOOD with less
In this case ‘good’ means well-being and sustainability and less applies to ‘stuff’ – energy, water, materials, resources.
There are many ways people can do more with less. To find out what they are click here»