In today's society, too much is wasted, from the mountains of pointless packaging
to the misuse of agricultural resources, while we fail to invest in the human
potential that is our future. As an example, see this
photo montage of the life cycle of a plastic bottle.
At the centre of Green Party policies is the
need to conserve all our resources, to create a society in which all of us
One of the current big local issues is the (now defunct) proposal for a
new waste plant at Pinkham Way, which Enfield Green Party opposed. Although the North London Waste Plan
of which it was a part has now been withdrawn, there remain fears that the site will be used for some major
waste project which will revive some or all of the previous local fears of air pollution, the likely smell
and the increase in traffic on an already over-used stretch of the North Circular.