The Onion Explains Recycling

Sometimes the Onion drives me crazy and they go a bit far for my tastes, but other times they explain a problem so well I have to take my hat off to them. The first time this happened was with their Report: 98 Percent Of U.S. Commuters Favor Public Transportation For Others. I spend hours of my time explaining transit’s political environment to people, and the Onion lays it out here in a pithy way that everybody gets.

They’ve done it again here with how scale matters immensely to our collective decisions about recycling and reuse:

‘How Bad For The Environment Can Throwing Away One Plastic Bottle Be?’ 30 Million People Wonder | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source