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snooper2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-05-09 01:41 PM
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24. Um, you do each year more cities around the World recycle
more and more-

Just saw a show on the Discovery channel last week showing a plant in England where a machine grinds the fridge/freezer one at a time to pieces and everything is sorted and sent to be reprocessed....



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  -Constant upgrading technologies will be the death of the planet..rant peacetrain  Jan-05-09 09:05 AM   #0 
  - all of these things can be recycled  MrsBrady   Jan-05-09 09:08 AM   #1 
  - Unfortunately the act of recycling itself causes a lot of pollution  arikara   Jan-05-09 01:17 PM   #15 
  - Capitalism THRIVES on planned obsolescence  Donnachaidh   Jan-05-09 09:19 AM   #2 
  - I'm sorry, but the digital TV conversion is a done deal.  SimpleTrend   Jan-05-09 10:03 AM   #3 
  - I know... and it's going to be very liberating.....  nebenaube   Jan-05-09 10:34 AM   #4 
  - with money running out for the rebate upgrade, people losing their jobs  Javaman   Jan-05-09 11:25 AM   #13 
  - VISTA SUCKS! Who needs another OS? WTF  L0oniX   Jan-05-09 10:57 AM   #5 
  - My Vista locked up this morning - no mouse, nothing  TrogL   Jan-05-09 10:59 AM   #6 
     - lol, at least I have ctrl+alt+del. Mac users aren't so lucky  no limit   Jan-05-09 01:35 PM   #20 
        - I don't know where you get that idea.  JackRiddler   Jan-06-09 01:13 AM   #32 
           - To be fair I haven't worked on a mac in a long time  no limit   Jan-06-09 12:04 PM   #35 
  - Don't be a Ludite, your argument is with garbage, not technology development  ThomWV   Jan-05-09 11:00 AM   #7 
  - I think you need a different mentality for that to work  el_bryanto   Jan-05-09 11:03 AM   #8 
  - I never buy the newest stuff  unpossibles   Jan-05-09 11:06 AM   #9 
  - Overpopulation and greed will be the death of the planet.  OwnedByFerrets   Jan-05-09 11:10 AM   #10 
  - Capitalism's answer to the chronic problem of overproduction.  blindpig   Jan-05-09 11:12 AM   #11 
  - I agree!  blues90   Jan-05-09 11:19 AM   #12 
  - I try really hard to only upgrade components and not entire systems.  tridim   Jan-05-09 12:53 PM   #14 
  - My Mr keeps yearning for a flat screen TV  arikara   Jan-05-09 01:19 PM   #16 
  - Flat screens use a LOT less electricity  anigbrowl   Jan-05-09 02:09 PM   #25 
     - Actually, I believe that the new technology tv's are energy hogs  arikara   Jan-05-09 03:15 PM   #28 
        - And your evidence for this belief is...?  anigbrowl   Jan-05-09 05:31 PM   #29 
           - Lots of articles out there  arikara   Jan-05-09 11:37 PM   #30 
  - I agree Peacetrain, and people want more and more and newer and shinier stuff all the time  Jennicut   Jan-05-09 01:20 PM   #17 
  - My mother just had her pacemaker upgraded  Ezlivin   Jan-05-09 01:24 PM   #18 
  - Newer models are much more efficient, even down to the faster CPUs  DS1   Jan-05-09 01:28 PM   #19 
  - Au contraire!  hawkowl88   Jan-05-09 01:36 PM   #21 
  - Read about one of the Founders of Sun Microsystems who said the same as the OP and quit.  bushmeat   Jan-05-09 01:38 PM   #22 
  - I'm all for making stuff that lasts.  backscatter712   Jan-05-09 01:39 PM   #23 
  - I hate replacing things I already have, instead getting something I don't have yet.  Waiting For Everyman   Jan-06-09 12:22 AM   #31 
  - Um, you do each year more cities around the World recycle  snooper2   Jan-05-09 01:41 PM   #24 
  - ta hell with dem darn telly-phones, dagnibbit! pony express did us just fine!  unblock   Jan-05-09 02:27 PM   #26 
  - You're really missing the point of the OP. Enjoy.  JackRiddler   Jan-06-09 01:13 AM   #33 
     - not missing it at all.  unblock   Jan-06-09 04:27 AM   #34 
  - It goes along with the medical technology though  treestar   Jan-05-09 02:35 PM   #27 
 

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