recycling,

Started by alfred, May 06, 2022, 09:07:19 AM

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alfred

Recently i read of glass milk bottles being revived , as they were in the past , and thinking about it  it made sense being that  glass milk bottles could be sterilised and refilled saving a lot of cartons ,that end up more than likely in a land fill,


it seems back in the old days people unknowingly were recycling a lot of items , and news paper then was used to light coal fires, whilst some used to clean windows, and waste food went to the local piggery's 


even used clothes get recycled in a way as many people buy clothes from charity shops . much of which is reused   or bought over, and over again,


Q; can you remember what else was reused, or recycled then,

klondike

I fear we have moved towards becoming a throwaway society. Maybe the coming hard times will reverse that a little.

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Alex

I can't remember anything being recycled, we didn't seem to have as much waste back in the day.
 
Looking back to my childhood I do remember my Mum using dripping and gave it to my Dad on toast !!!  yuk I can still smell it, along with Bubble & Squeak another yuk.   :grin:

Michael Rolls

bubble and squeak - yuck. Dripping on toast - yum, yum (although it depended on the dripping)
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-Oy-

We still have milk delivered in glass bottles - by a Milkman.
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Michael Rolls

Quote from: -Oy- on May 06, 2022, 03:02:08 PM
We still have milk delivered in glass bottles - by a Milkman.
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zoony

Quote from: -Oy- on May 06, 2022, 03:02:08 PM
We still have milk delivered in glass bottles - by a Milkman.


It's a USP nowadays and used to advertise the service as well. Too expensive for my liking. I get through a 4 pinter from the supermarket in about 4/5 days at a cost of £1.50-ish. A pinta delivered to my door daily for 5 days works out much more expensive.

Scrumpy

They now offer wine in cardboard bottles..
Don't ask me.. I know nuffink..

klondike

Or bottles in brown paper bags for take outs...

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