Ed Driscoll

SAY IT ISN'T SO!

Swedes trash myth of refuse recycling“.

Yeah, right. Next you’ll be telling me that the New York Times once ran an editorial titled “Recycling is Garbage“.

It sometimes seems that for many, environmentalism, and the rituals that go with it, such as an obsession with recycling, have become a replacement for religion. It reminds me of this story told by Jay Nordlinger:

In his article for the forthcoming NR on the Jo-burg jamboree, Jerry Taylor of the Cato Institute tells a story about Julian Simon, the late and great economist.

He was at some environmental forum, and he said,