The word sustainability has to be one of the most confusing words in English. You ask ten people for a definition and receive at least 11 replies.
Our definition is nature-based. Sustainability is a steady state. Just like a teeter-totter, we make adjustments to reach equilibrium.
Our environment is an ecosystem. A regenerative model allows for an even distribution of resources, goods, or harmony between people within our society. Whatever is used needs to be returned in some fashion. We often use circularity, but it is folly to think it’s that simple.
The regenerative community follows the simple rule of caring for our environment, caring for people, and returning what’s left over.