Cold Spring Shops contemplated an hour waiting to legally recycle electronic equipment.
Math problem: is the carbon footprint of all those cars (including more than a few sport-utes, pickups, and vans) moving up in the queue a net environmental loss, compared to the materials recovered by the recycling company?
Maybe somebody is paying attention.  The county will be holding short collections, more frequently.
“When we do big one-day collections, people are sitting in traffic with their cars running and it didn’t make sense,” [DeKalb County solid waste coordinator Christel] Springmire said. “Doing these short, frequent collections makes more environmental sense.”
Now, if the computer manufacturers would put more durable capacitors in their motherboards ...

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