Line them up.
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The other day, I had an epiphany: If recycling were not required by law, I probably wouldn’t bother.
Okay, I’m a horrible person. But bear with me. In the wake of a blizzard, I was rolling the huge town-provided recycling bin to the curb for pickup. Downhill. Through the snow. On a steep driveway, imprecisely plowed. The walk was treacherous. I slipped once or twice.
And I began to wonder what I was doing.