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  1. That article about Nakayama is geat. I am very familiar with the area n/naka is in and drive by it frequently. I am now curious to know which supermarket in the area they shop at and if it’s a hidden gem of a place or not.

  2. My town stopped accepting recycling this year for this reason, except for corrugated cardboard and aluminum beverage cans. I can’t bring myself to throw out plastic and paper, so instead we’re just stockpiling them until there’s a solution, but it’s such a larger problem than my tiny town can solve. I think the government needs to require a certain percentage of recycled material in new paper, plastic and metal products. Otherwise there just isn’t going to be a market for these things, and no point in separating them out when there isn’t enough demand for them. And/or switch to more reusable packaging like glass milk bottles.

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