Im sorry but you are just being plain silly now.Quote:
I don't know it, it has not been put to a vote... :)
Transmission and distribution losses in the USA were estimated at 7.2% in 1995 http://climatetechnology.gov/library...ions-1-3-2.pdf
So, power stations are still a lot more efficient.
No, it is not 'supposed' to be done! That was my point. Recycling glass involves melting glass, which burns off stuff still on bottles etc... Same with metals. The only one which needs clean input materials is paper. The cleaning part is simply down to fussy collectors and bureaucrats.
You not carrying them around in your pocket is only 1 person's fault... I would recommend buying recycled bin bags for bin bags instead of carrier bags... Biodegradable ones at that.
No, you came into the debate claiming a lot of spurious things. Most of them simply wrong. I corrected you on them (with actual figures, you can double check them if you wish) and now you have claimed I can't debate.