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Do questions about ethical living belong here – and if not, where?

Logically it seems to me that a question about ethical living, such as fair sharing of resources or welfare of farm animals need not be on topic for Sustainable Living, yet they seem very similar in ...
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Is “Sustainable Development Goals” modeling covered here?

There is a proposal going through the site-creation process that seems to be about the tools used for "sustainable development" modeling specifically: Open Modelling tools for Sustainable Development ...
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Are questions and answers about “natural” solutions that are not based in science, on-topic?

Are questions and answers about “natural” alternatives that are not science-based, on-topic? For example, see What are the natural alternatives for toothpaste?. The author of the question considers ...
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What’s the “elevator pitch” for our site?

From the The 7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta: What’s the “elevator pitch” for our site? Imagine you’ve just gotten on an elevator with a friendly stranger. You have precisely one floor to ...
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Health questions: is the subject of what plants are safe for consumption on or off-topic?

The following question was posed: https://sustainability.stackexchange.com/questions/145/pine-needle-tea-vitamin-c-and-a-all-pine-tree-subgenus-species ... Are the amount of vitamins the ...
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Is sustainable economy on-topic?

This question on sustainable economy has received a close-vote. Is this site about sustainability in the narrow sense (resources of the Earth), or does it include sustainability in the wider sense: ...
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Why might the question on PCBs be off-topic?

This question on sustainable PCB removal: How can I remove PCBs from my soil? has picked up three votes to close as off-topic, but I don't see why. Fertile soil is a depletable resource. PCB ...
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Shall we ban shopping questions?

In general, Stack Exchanges don't do shopping questions - questions which ask for product or service recommendations. And for several good reasons. This is best explained in Jeff Atwood's ...