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Old 09-11-2008, 08:05 AM
Finagle is offline
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Originally Posted by Cisco View Post

One issue is that, until after WWII, almost everything was biodegradable. There were no styrofoam burger containers or plastic straws, etc. Littering wouldn't be viewed the same by someone born around the time Don Draper was.
Glass bottles are not biodegradable. I have a friend who lives in an old house where the inhabitants apparently used the back hill as a dumping ground. As a result, you can't walk out there without scuffing up broken glass from 50-100 years ago.