...with paper milk cartons and straws along with glass soda and beer bottles. Made a fair amount of money as a youngster picking up glass bottles along the road, too. This whole shitteree with plastics is driven by economics and lust for a buck combined with the pervasive "make life comfortable for me" attitude most people have. Combine that with "We want ALL the money" which is how most business works and here we are. Sure, some of it probably has some roots in worrying about cutting down all the trees but we all know that if the money isn't there, it doesn't get done.