26 Oct '11, 9am

Recycling: a Crutch for Our Conscience?

Recycling: a Crutch for Our Conscience?

Let it be clear: the purpose of this post is not to discourage a single bottle or can from making it into a blue bin. Recycling is immensely important, as it significantly reduces society’s need for virgin raw materials and slows the pace at which refuse collects in our rapidly filling landfills. But it must be understood by anyone who cares about their children’s future that using those blue bins is only one of many tasks that must be undertaken to lessen the impacts of climate change. We cannot use recycling as a crutch for our conscience.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/10/recycling-crutch-cons...

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