Friday, August 1, 2008

Recycling Rumor

Martha's Vineyard Gazette [MA]
1 August 2008

Glass, Paper, Cardboard: Recycling Riddle Solved


It is one of the enduring pieces of Martha's Vineyard lore: you take your recycling to the transfer station, separate it as directed into containers for plastics, paper, cardboard, aluminum and so on, and then at the end of the day it all gets tossed in together and dumped.

Like glass, the myth recycles endlessly. But it is a myth. [...]