We’re at a time when know how much we’re paying, in cash and kind, is starting to become real, for the first time in a few thousand years. It’s pretty important to keep track of how much the items we buy are costing, year, on year, so that we can decide whether or not to buy them.
It’s even more important to know how much nature is paying for the stuff that we’re buying, so that we can build the true cost of the stuff we eat, and use into the decisions that we make.
I heard the other day that the true cost of a cheap burger, taking into account rainforest destruction, ecosystem degradation and, most recently, murder, puts the cost at over $100. Fancy a bite$