We all like to recycle our garbage. Penn & Teller, however, demonstrate how we are fooling ourselves into believing recycling helps the environment. UPDATE 02/22/2021: The video originally for this post was taken down by the hosting website, Vimeo. However, here is the test Penn & Teller used to reveal how ridiculous recycling is.
As a result of the drop in oil prices, one other environmentalist pet project is suffering from the competition: recycling. CBS News points out that due to lower oil prices its cheaper for companies who use plastics to make their products from new materials rather than recycled items. That also includes companies like Waste Management… Read More Oil prices trash recycling economics
One of the many issues I have raised are efforts on the part of environmentalists to indoctrinate children and young people. Since the mid-1990’s a number of critics have given attention to environmental education. Dr. Michael Sanera and his wife Jane Shaw have been at the forefront challenging environmental education programs on the state and… Read More “Facts not Fear” lecture
The state of Massachusetts is considering a ballot proposition nick named the bottle bill that, if enacted, will expand recycling in the state. While it sounds like a great idea, the costs and effectiveness of recycling overall make the endeavor a waste of time and effort. Penn and Teller examined recycling as part of their… Read More Massachusetts considers expanding recycling