Forward-thinking manufacturers ensure their products are cradle-to-cradle. Marvelous. At last, they have admitted that what they make is rubbish that it is going to fall apart anyway. Or is it our fault as consumers? Are we too easily bored by stuff? Or is it the designers, are they just not good enough, is that why we get bored? Why do we accept that most things just don’t last? What if we made things to last and no one would ever want to throw anything away? Is the real problem that we are addicted to throwing things away, is it an addiction or a habit. What is worse?