Thread: What a waste
View Single Post
Old 04-01-2009, 08:50 PM   #8
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,100

Originally Posted by shawn View Post
I found this webpage and I was shocked. Most of this stuff is recyclable. With the economy in the shitcan the government could possibly assign funding to get people working recycling this stuff. The oil and steel in the tires, the aluminum in the planes, the copper, gold, and other rare metals in the pc's. Just on this page there is billions and billion in waste raw materials and an opportunity for many thousands of people to be hired to separate and extract them.
Out of self-interest, I can't really advocate creating an "object graveyard" made up of large amounts of "consumers", since I might end up in it, but it would certainly solve the problem pretty much for sure.
JadussD is offline   Reply With Quote