recycle - I can remember being a child in CT and going to...

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I can remember being a child in CT and going to our local farm for fresh milk. We would bring our glass jugs back and they would sterilize them and re-use them. Not only is every one stuck on watered down, 1%, 2%, skim milk, they also are wasting plastic jugs today. Farms have dwindled much since the nineteen seventies and eighties. “In 1990, there were more than 500 active farms in the state. But two years ago, that number was  cut by more than half, down to 210 in 2007 — and today, 151 dairy farms are still in operation. (Norwich Bulletin) Economic hardships have forced many farmers to sell the land to developers. This chain of events has brought more demand on the environment and less return. More homes are built which mean more mouths to feed, more homes to heat, more car exhaust, more garbage to get rid of. I think instead of the cashiers asking if we want paper or plastic bags, they should say, “Would you rather kill a whale, or a tree?” That’s just the negatives of getting the
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