How Do You Turn A Pile Of Trash Into A Pile Of Cash?

California's new recycling plan sounds almost too good to be true. Can something this simple really create 110,000 new jobs AND do as much for the environment as taking 50 million cars off the road?I'm rooting for California — and for the rest of us to follow their lead.

How Do You Turn A Pile Of Trash Into A Pile Of Cash?
via Grahame / Flickr, @imeyrick / TikTok

The UK is experiencing record-breaking weather this week. England reached its hottest temperature of the year on Tuesday when it hit 32.2°C at Heathrow Airport in west London. Temperatures in Northern Ireland reached an all-time high when 31.3°C was recorded at Castlederg the next day.

However, when you translate Celsius to Fahrenheit, the temperatures don't seem to be that extreme, at least to an American. Thirty-two degrees celsius is only 89.6° F. When you compare the temperatures in the UK to an average July day in Las Vegas, Nevada where it'll hit 107°F, the British seem a little weak.

Keep Reading Show less