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Notable Quote – EXACTLY my complaint against the Gilford Selectmen

Emphasis mine: Careful observers often and correctly note that, for many of its adherents, environmentalism is a religion. Too many environmentalists disregard inconvenient truths that would undermine their faith that calamities are percolating just over the horizon. It might well be that humans’ “footprint” on the Earth is larger than ever; it might even be …

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Gilford – Take our money for a Transfer Station THEN make recycling mandatory? Part 2

I did my initial rant here. Did you know that our new Recycling Center is now going to have a firing range (supposed to be for law enforcement but why stop there – if the taxpayers are paying for the facility, why not the rest of us?), and a boat storage area (probably for the …

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Gilford: Money, Monopoly, and Mandatory – what a Mess for Trash and Recycling

BY RICK NOTKIN MY ERROR!  I failed to swap the actual writer’s name for mine – that has been corrected and I apologize to those that thought I wrote this when it was Rick Notkin.  My humblest apologies.  It has been corrected and bumped ****** Let’s see if I understand the situation in Gilford. The …

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Tales from the BudComm – Should Gilford’s new Recycle Center be named “Monument to Economic Illiteracy”? Or…

“A place where Ideology reigns over money”? Or, “Scott Dunn’s Taj Mahal” (Scott Dunn being the Town Administrator and the main pusher for Gilford’s new Recycle Center / Transfer Station. Sigh…and now the bill has has come due.  But not the one you might think. In the beginning, it sounded OK – time to leave …

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Is Recycling a “Waste” of Time?

Recycling is a thing. Plastic, glass, paper, metal, cardboard. But it’s not a carbon neutral thing. It is carbon intensive. And while “removing it” from the waste stream may save tipping fees for your local municipality,  if you think you are saving the planet, you’re not.