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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Today's Fool Me Tee Vee

Has any manufactured good remained either alluring or even functional for nearly as long as the packaging it comes in lingers on as toxic landfill?

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jollyspaniard said...

I'm sure the guys who rebuild scrap out of garbage dumps in India could tell you some stories.

Dale Carrico said...

I do find many such stories inspiring (and plenty of them desolating, too), but I can't say any of them leave me feeling any better about wasteful mass consumption or about planned obsolescence or about the toxic contents of landfills as general matters!