Purchasing habits vs. recycling

Published: 29 September 2006
Category: Recycling, Uncategorized

In this article, the author talks about “recycling myths” and claims that “purchasing habits” are more crucial to saving the environment than recycling itself.

The author writes …

“People are recycling old cardboard boxes from laundry detergent made with toxic ingredients and chemicals that wash down the drain and pollute the streams, groundwater and, ultimately, the ocean. They’re recycling soft drink cans loaded with either high-fructose corn syrup — the sweetener that promotes obesity and mental disorders in children — or artificial chemical sweeteners that cause cancer and neurological malfunction.”

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