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AQ: Australian Quarterly - - PRE- EMPTING APOCALYPSE? POSTCAPITA­LISM AS AN EVER -

For us, the "end of cap­i­tal­ism" means the end of cap­i­tal­ism as a syn­onym for econ­omy, an end to the idea that economies are or­gan­ised around sin­gu­lar im­per­a­tives – such as the drive to ac­cu­mu­late.

In the early 1990s, car­pet tile man­u­fac­turer, In­ter­face (http://www.in­ter­face.com/) com­mit­ted to "Mis­sion Zero" and be­gan the process of re-en­gi­neer­ing their en­ter­prise to use zero vir­gin petro­chem­i­cal in­puts through the re­con­di­tion­ing or re­cy­cle an­dre use of car­pet tiles.

As out­lined in Paul Hawkins lat­est book, Draw­down In­ter­face has now taken the next step, with a new mis­sion Cli­mate Take Back and has be­gun to de­vise ways of tak­ing car­bon out of dam­aged ecolo­gies-for ex­am­ple by us­ing ny­lon ghost nets as a in­put into car­pet man­u­fac­ture an­dre pur­pos­ing this deadly refuse, In­ter­face maybe a global cap­i­tal­ist cor­po­ra­tion but in our view its ethos is a recog­nis­able fea­ture of a post cap­i­tal­ist world.

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