Environment

Recycle, if you wish

Should we in Wichita or Sedgwick County be forced to recycle? Prices for commodities and goods represent the best available information about the worth of them -- that is, unless the government is manipulating prices. The prices people are willing to pay for recycled goods, therefore, tell us everything we need to know about their worth. These prices tell us that there isn't much worth in most recycled goods. It's not that there aren't markets for recycled goods. About 75% of automobiles are recycled, and used cardboard is often recycled in commercial settings. That's because the price paid for these…
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