Do they have a "recycling penalty"?
My daughter's school requires you to check in at the recycling at
least once every 2 weeks (or something like that) show your picture ID
and sign the log. If you don't, there is some type of fee added to
You don't have to actually recycle anything, but you have to check in.
The theory is that if you have to stop by anyway, you might actually
recycle your plastics, paper, etc.
Currently I'm talking about 1 state and 1 private.
At least the private is the 2nd half of a 2 + 2 transfer from a
community college, so we're only looking at 2 years of "ouch" - and he
is getting some help based on his academic and other credentials.
Still, it's no where near painless.
On Thu, 5 Aug 2010 03:36:50 -0700 (PDT), Bob Villa
They are hardly worth the money. In addition to the Peltier limits of
above all the ones I have seen will never run 24/7 like a standard
Air flow is a must for the Peltier type. The air path easily clogs
with dust and the transfer efficiency goes down rapidly. The fan
bushings will start to drag and further reduce the air flow and
You can stack 2 peltier coolers to get 80 degrees difference, 3 for
120... that is good for operation upside down or any direction, even
good for zero gravity. Down on earth staying upright it's a lot cheaper
to use the old fangled compressor systems.
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