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Which is easier - 'make wealth from waste' or 'make waste from wealth'?

  1. techap profile image68
    techapposted 5 years ago

    Which is easier - 'make wealth from waste' or 'make waste from wealth'?

  2. John Sarkis profile image83
    John Sarkisposted 5 years ago

    Well, recycling may not make you wealthy, but I know a few elderly people who do make a few bucks from it every month; and, recycling helps the environment a great deal!

  3. maharg1956 profile image73
    maharg1956posted 5 years ago

    Very cleverly phrased question and I have no doubt at all that the latter is true.

    It takes imagination and effort to make wealth, at any level, from waste and a few people have done that with extreme success.

    But, anyone can make waste with no effort and no imagination whatsoever.

    Just look at the big corporations and most everyday businesses, they create waste every day and sometimes, that waste becomes pollution.

    I am sure that each one of us makes waste every day (and most of us are wealthy beyond imagination when compared to the most poor on our planet) and barely gives the waste we create a moment's thought.

    It seems to me that the number of people who make wealth from waste are outnumbered on a ridiculously massive scale by those who make waste from wealth.

  4. Mommymay profile image82
    Mommymayposted 5 years ago

    I can tell you from personal experience that making waste from wealth is so much easier to do but making wealth from waste is more rewarding.

    At 21, my husband and I were doing well. We purchased a home that we couldn't afford,bought a house that was double the price of our current home, and basically blew through some pretty aggressive incomes with nothing to show for it. We ended up in bankruptcy with only ourselves to blame.

    Now, at a much smarter age, I get joy from making wealth from waste. I sell items that people normally trash on Ebay and have learned to live on less. I still have a great career but LOVE creating income. It makes me feel like I am smarter than I used to be and shows me how much I have grown.

    great question... Both easy-But one is better!smile

  5. d.william profile image74
    d.williamposted 5 years ago

    easy question.  Making wealth from waste requires some kind of intelligent thought processes; where as, making waste from wealth needs nothing more than a moron with money to throw away.

  6. SidKemp profile image93
    SidKempposted 5 years ago

    Sadly, making waste from wealth is easier. The difference is that making wealth from waste takes discipline.

  7. profile image0
    scriber1posted 5 years ago

    Which is easier?  That's a much too pejorative question when asking it of subjects that cannot be effectively compared; rather only contrasted.

  8. Juliet Christie profile image81
    Juliet Christieposted 5 years ago

    make waste from wealth. Which is more profitable make wealth from waste

  9. howtobeasuccess profile image73
    howtobeasuccessposted 5 years ago

    For me its easier to make waste from wealth. Since the question ask which is easier and not which is better or which is right. Its easy to waste wealth since you do not have to think about how you spent it. Wasting wealth doesn't involve any kind of thinking where what you will do will have gains or not. On the other hand, making wealth from waste is something that you have to invest time and effort so it takes time and is not that easy to do.

  10. wqaindia profile image80
    wqaindiaposted 5 years ago

    I think you are talking about the stock market where wealth can be turned into scrap and scrap can become diamond. Demat accounts are full of waste or wealth and it changes overnight. You are not to make any effort, just marry the stocks you hold.smile

  11. Tusitala Tom profile image62
    Tusitala Tomposted 5 years ago

    It's a matter of observation.  Take a look at the enormous amount of waste that has come from making wealth.  Certainly it is easier to make waste from weatlh.  We cut down millions of trees to make it into carboard boxes which end up, if not recycled in waste tips.  The wealth comes from the sale of the timber, the manufacturing process et cetera.  The waste comes from what we call waste.

    As a species, we've probably always wasted our weatlh, but today that has almost become an art form - especially with the packaging industry.   If it was mandatory that each manufacturer of packaging was responsible for its disposal, our land fill waste dumps wouldn't fill one tenth as fast as they do today.

    Yes, making waste from wealth is the answer here.