One Man’s Garbage is Another Man’s Garbage

We've all heard the saying, "One man's junk is another man's treasure" but too many times working in this industry I want to scream from the rooftops "One man's garbage is still garbage!" There is a big difference that we need to talk about and we need to talk about it now. I know! It feels horrible to put stuff in the garbage, particularly in this day and age when we have all been drilled with the message of "reduce, reuse and recycle." I n fact, our kids give us the hairy eyeball if we even THINK about tossing that plastic bag despite the sticky mess of spilled apple juice in the bottom. This is the way it SHOULD be. We need to do everything in our power to ensure that use-able items are re-used. It is the future of our planet earth. It is not just what we should do. It is what we need to do! However, the key word here is useable! Look,...