Some systems we live with that were designed for the past? - Quora

(1) What are some systems we live with today that were designed for a world of the past? - Quora:

""modern plumbing" is a severely flawed system, particularly toilets. Potable water is becoming an increasingly valuable resource, and yet we have plumbing that in order to handle a few ounces of waste requires polluting many gallons of water."

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