All firms should recycle products

It was great news to read in The Herald that the electronics manufacturers were being pressured to recycle their computers and components. (Jan. 2 article, “Computer and TV recycling now free.”)

We should take a giant step further, and have all companies that produce or import to our country, products that will harm the environment, be responsible for recycling their products, or pay for it. This could be determined before products are put on the market.

Styrofoam is one of the many problem items.

Up until now, we have been treating the effect, not the cause. Time to change how we think.

WILLIAM SPENCER

Everett

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