Recycling: it’s apparently a public good, it’s an international target and a lot of our money is spent on it.
Oh, and some people think that it can kill you to death.
Leading food manufacturers are changing their packaging because of health concerns about boxes made from recycled cardboard, the BBC has learned.
Researchers found toxic chemicals from recycled newspapers have contaminated food sold in many cardboard cartons.
I’ll be honest, I don’t really give a shit about such things. Most packaging will contain something that’s not good for you, which is why we’ve evolved to eat the damn food and not the box it came it. But I think that it’s useful to know that this headlong rush into the unquestioned moral good that is recycling may be a tad premature…