Hard to believe that fifty or sixty years ago, there was no such thing as “electronic waste”. One garbage can was all you needed. If you handed down your furniture and clothing, burned your leaves in the back yard, composted your food garbage for your victory garden, and lined the parakeet’s cage with the newspaper, there really wasn’t that much left over to throw away.
Then we got TVs. And TV dinners. And our trash cans have been growing in number and size ever since. Now we really have to stop and think about what we throw away and where we Continue reading