Posts Tagged ‘Recycling’

Recycling Is Garbage – New York Times

Monday, April 21st, 2014

From 1996. Supposedly generated the most hate mail ever at the NYT.

I drive certain people crazy when it comes to recycling. Recycling is a colossal waste of time and other precious resources.

To many, recycling is some sort of penance for their sins against Mother Earth.

Reusable Grocery Bags Kill

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Conversable Economist.

Apparently there is a measurable difference in pre plastic bag ban and post plastic bag ban when it comes to deaths from intestinal disorders. A couple of guys point to dirty reusable grocery bags as the culprit.

From the article:

I have a mental file drawer of “good intentions aren’t enough” stories. The push to ban plastic grocery bags is one more example.

Too many people think intentions are enough.