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I may be off topic here, but for me some of the ideas for dealing with impositions really seem harmful for the planet. For example not recycling, using plastic cutlery and cups, throwing away things just to buy new ones feeds the culture-ideology of consumerism. I personally want to preserve our planet.

In 1996, New York Times writer John Tierney wrote a long, meticulously researched article about the state of recycling in America that didn't win him any friends in environmental circles. In it, he concluded that recycling may be "the most wasteful activity in modern America: a waste of time and money, a waste of human and natural resources."

Almost 20 years later, Tierney has revisited the recycling issue in a followup piece and come to a similarly gloomy conclusion. "Despite decades of exhortations and mandates, it’s still typically more e

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