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Recycling Takes A Dump !
« on: August 25, 2018, 10:24:37 AM »
You probably have no idea how recycling works.

Most Americans — who recycle nearly 87 million tons of waste each year — likely think that the plastic and paper thrown into those special blue bins gets sorted by some nebulous government agency and automatically becomes an environmentally-friendly product.

But that's not how it works. Recycling, first and foremost, is a business.


https://mashable.com/2018/08/18/how-recycling-works/#g5pcixdramqF
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Re: Recycling Takes A Dump !
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2018, 10:44:20 AM »
You probably have no idea how recycling works.

Most Americans — who recycle nearly 87 million tons of waste each year — likely think that the plastic and paper thrown into those special blue bins gets sorted by some nebulous government agency and automatically becomes an environmentally-friendly product.

But that's not how it works. Recycling, first and foremost, is a business.


https://mashable.com/2018/08/18/how-recycling-works/#g5pcixdramqF

Good article. Reuse beats the shit out of recycling, every time.  I'm married to a dedicated recycler, and I do my bit. Ain't no contamination coming from our house (or office, for that matter).
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