recycling

The Upside Can we fix it? The repair cafes waging war on throwaway culture

When fixing items is actively discouraged by manufacturers, recycling becomes a political act, say Repair Cafe volunteers A vacuum cleaner, a hair straightener, a laptop, Christmas lights, an e-reader, a blender, a kettle, two bags,…

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Trucks caught smuggling $20K in recyclable cans and bottles

Did you ever see that episode of Seinfeld where Kramer and Newman fill a mail truck full of empty cans and bottles and drive it to Michigan to take advantage of the state’s 10-cent deposit…

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