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Pay for your own Garbage!

Our throw-away society supports a generation of excess, frivolous spending and irresponsible garbage disposal.  On average, one person generates seven to times their own body weight in waste.Charge ItIf people were responsible to pay for their own garbage disposal, you can bet there would be an effort to cut down on waste.  When we are permitted to bag up anything we don’t want, leave it by the curb and have it magically disappear by the next morning free of charge, it removes any personal connection between the unwanted packing and the garbage bin where it is disposed.Creating waste is way too easy.  We buy take-out food; it comes with a free container. What if there was an additional charge for it?Deposit for ReturnIn the United Kingdom, approximately 1.5 million computers are thrown away every year; most of these end up in landfill sites.  If consumers were charged for recycling at the time of purchase and […]

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