RE: MarkThat he drives a Porsche isn't a bad thing. You have to look at
the big picture and consider his Conservation Ratio. This man and his company
are responsible for millions of pounds of material getting recycled: his carbon
footprint taken as a whole even with the Porsche is significantly more negative
than yours and mine. Small contributions are important, but big picture is what
will make a real impact.
I think that the problem is in the use of the fossil fuels to make and trasport
the bales, it may be a step but i know that this isn't the ultimate solution?
I think it's more correct to say that we're a decade behind the trend of a few
small European countries. Which is still behind. As leaders in consumption, we
should also be leaders in recycling and sustainability. It's just that when
comparing ourselves to the rest of the world, we do pretty well. We just have
to do better.
Ashby's hope is that "as we drill further into the waste stream, pretty much
everything can be recycled."In other countries, everything IS
recycled. We're decades behind the worldwide trend in this country.
And he drives a Porche?