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Old 08-29-2017, 06:57 AM   #41 (permalink)
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For some reason hippie chicks seem to love military guys. Opposites attract or maybe because we work out, take showers and get hair cuts, have a job, maybe a little of everything.

I'm always going to the scrap yard, taking stuff there or looking for stuff to reuse. upcycle or resell.

If something costs more to recycle into a new product than making that new from raw materials that additional money is likely just buying more energy and more water, both of which industry use in abundance.

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Old 08-29-2017, 10:31 AM   #42 (permalink)
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For some reason hippie chicks seem to love military guys. Opposites attract or maybe because we work out, take showers and get hair cuts, have a job, maybe a little of everything.
You know, when you have a profile picture of yourself in your dress uniform and only get spammers, you wonder about people saying women love men in uniform.
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Old 08-29-2017, 01:23 PM   #43 (permalink)
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I love hippies; just don't care for their stupidity.
How are you on non-hippy stupidity?

They volunteered to perform the experiments that established that communes don't work (at least not in the belly of Babylon). The Farm in Tennessee being the exception that proves the rule.

Now 40 years later, everyone has forgotten and misguided youth are rioting in the streets because communism.

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...it's pointless to recycle items that are cheaper to just make new. If it costs more to recycle something than make it from scratch, then it takes more energy. Consuming more energy is not environmentally friendly.
It's energy vs materials in an environment of subsidies and regulation. Paper should be made from hemp.

Military men do love them some hippy chicks.
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If it costs more to recycle something than make it from scratch, then it takes more energy.
You have to look at both sides, though. The cost of making something new, plus the cost of disposing of the old thing that would otherwise be recycled. It does seem that quite a few things can be recycled profitably - enough so that the local trash/recycling company often knocks a few bucks off annual bills because it's required to return a portion of recycling profits to the customers.

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