From the lovely John Naish on The Landfill Prize!

Enough, breaking free, John Naish

Golf club-shaped urinal, anyone? Motorised ice-cream cone holder?

In the depths of the global crunch, why would anyone want to waste precious money on pointless junk that ends up in the trashcan after a couple of uses?

But sales of consumer nonsense are still rocketing – stuff such as wand-shaped TV remote controls, desk-top hoovers, and electric toothbrushes costing hundreds of pounds. Even a hollow plastic golf-club you can wee into while playing a round (don’t show it to Tiger Woods, please). We’re still madly addicted to consumption.

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Who Would You Give the Landfill Prize to?

[EDIT – HOT NEWS JUST RECEIVED FROM JOHN NAISH!]

I came across the Landfill Prize earlier this year whilst chatting to my good friend author Carl Honoré, who’d been signed up as a judge; incidentally, he’s also one of my celebrity case studies in the book.

The Landfill Prize was the brainchild of John Naish, author of another great read, Enough: Breaking Free From the World of More and another of my celebrity case studies in the book!

Here are a few words from the man himself: Continue reading “Who Would You Give the Landfill Prize to?”