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Time to recycle recycling?

Original post made by Jane, Professorville, on Jun 16, 2008

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Posted by Not convinced
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 16, 2008 at 3:52 pm

OK, so we don't recycle, where are you going to put all the garbage you recommend we just throw away?

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Posted by WarningWillRobinson
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Jun 16, 2008 at 9:11 pm

This is just more empty anti-environmentalism rhetoric - the weblink given at the end goes to the notorious Reverend Sun Young Moon's Washington Times rag of a paper and it's a column written by a psuedo-intellectual at The Competitive Enterprise Institute (i.e., the "Big Business First, Second and Always" Institute).

Just ignore, don't engage - it's not worth your time or effort.

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Posted by AL
a resident of Community Center
on Jun 17, 2008 at 4:26 am

The only thing worth recycling is Aluminum. Everything is a waste of time and actually takes more energy to recycle than it saves - unfortunately it is not PC to say this.

It takes a lot of electricity to make AL - everytime a can of AL ends up in trash it is electicity lost for good.

If you do not recycle - do Earth a favor by recycling Aluminum.

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Posted by Walter E. Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 17, 2008 at 8:54 am

Had the Bay Area continued with the Excess Express, a plan to haul our garbage by train up to the Black Rock desert, we not only would have saved worry about disposal sites for a thousand years, we would have saved the Western Pacific Railroad. I believe some North West states are sending their garbage there by train.

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Posted by Paul
a resident of Downtown North
on Jun 17, 2008 at 1:19 pm

But back then only the hippie liberal environmentalists thought we'd run short of dump space here. Score one for the envirolibs?

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Posted by Walter E. Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 18, 2008 at 9:45 am

They were as wrong then as they are now.

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