"Mottainai"

"Mottainai"

Mottainai (Too good to waste) is an ancient Buddhist term that translates into having respect for the resources available and to use them with a sense of gratitude.

The respect practice stems from the Shinto belief that objects have souls and therefore should not be discarded.

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