The recycling symbol is completely, utterly, literally meaningless?!
The symbol is recognized from all over as a way of doing a good deed for the environment. It is really misunderstood and can be put on…well, anything. You could legally put it on a can of oil, or toxic nuclear waste, or a Hummer, or a jet plane. Like the word “natural,” it’s pure marketing. The only time it means something, of course, is when it specifies what the recycle symbol means: Plastic #1 means something. Recycled Paper means something.
But the arrows on their own? Nothing.
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