I'm NOT arguing against wayland, I think it's great! But BLOAT is not the reason to switch.
If BLOAT was a legitimate reason to dump software then Windows would have been toast decades ago.
New CPUs arrive with regularity, and yesterdays bloated mess is today's normal workload.
Shit we used to joke that emacs was a terrible memory hog, but the modern Notepad uses more system resources, and now emacs (bigger than ever!) is slim and trim in comparison.