The origins of recycling may surprise you. If you understand them you will understand the devolution of this once honest enterprise.

From the article below, “In the early ’60s, big soda manufacturers realized that the cost of the bottle, and cleaning it, cost more than the soda inside it, and that profits would jump if the bottle was discarded instead of reused.” What also jumped was the litter problem in America…

Read “Recycling is good, but it should be our last resort” from Grid Magazine.

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