Using it to subsidize the regular mail. Which is a losing propositiion.
Most of the mail that is used by the consumer is used to pay bills. And
that function is rapidly being taken over by digital bill paying services
that is offered by almost all banks now.
To get rid of the really nasty stuff, it gets sent to the cement
Cement kilns operate at very high temps on a sustained basis.
Here in SoCal, have at least 6 cement plants, they all process waste.
It will be a very long time before we run out out room for trash dumps.
They really are very small in comparison to other land uses. For example
how big is the average NFL stadium or MLB park. You could pack a lot of
garbage and trash in one. No one complains about a football or baseball
stadium. I wonder why that is?
I do agree about the packaging though. I have a hole in my hand from
where the knife slipped when I was trying to open a plastic package. It
Yep.. one of my long-standing "peeves"..
Buy a kid a small toy and spend 10 minutes cutting away the packaging...
Buy a part and it comes in a cardboard box with packing material inside to
protect a metal part in plastic armor.. What a waste..
Wrap the sucker in yesterdays newspaper and put it in a small box..
When we moved a couple of years ago, I sent about a dozen new, unused "blow
molded" tool cases to the recyclers...
Does anyone that uses the tools ever put them back in the case, unless they're
using them out of the shop?
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Take a look at the prices of the ubiquitous 2-1/4 hp router kits with
fixed and plunge bases, two collets, wrench(es), maybe even a starter
set of 1/4" bits or other accessories, and of course a giant case to
hold it all. Then price out just getting a replacement motor, which
will cost more. Which just tells you the competition is keeping the
margins down on the kits.
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