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Letters: June 2019

Take It or Leave It

Re: “Resolve to Better the Planet,” Editorial by Elizabeth Pavone, April 2018, p. 3:

I liked the article — nice job. I learned a lot from it. We should all better the planet.

My cousins live on Nantucket. Being on an island, residents and businesses are very concerned with landfills and trash disposal, since a lot of trash, garbage, and discarded items have to be shipped elsewhere off the island. They have an area I was really impressed with, called “Take It or Leave It” (TIOLI). Residents can take items there that would normally go into the trash stream or, at best, recycled. With a few volunteers and storage and viewing areas, folks donate items and then others can come and take whatever they want. You see furniture, books, clothing, magazines, electronics, smaller appliances (no refrigerators allowed). It has become so popular as a place to pick items that they have had to institute a 30-minute...

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