Not Worth It To Recycle Items Like Glass or Plastic?
A leading science journalist is questioning whether we really need to recycle so much trash.
John Tierney of the New York Times says it's worthwhile to recycle paper, cardboard and aluminum.
But for other items-- like glass, plastic and tin-- he says it's expensive and doesn't really help the environment.
Tallahassee now has mixed, recycling-- which has doubled the amount brought into the city's recycling center.
the center has to pay to send glass to Atlanta for recycling.
That accounts for about a quarter of the recyclables in Tallahassee.
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