For every $1 of federal funding, public broadcasting stations raise more than $6 from local sources — a tremendous return and a successful public-private partnership. Still, the new administration is proposing to eliminate this funding and leave millions of Americans without what they believe is the most trusted source of news, information and early education in the country.
You toss it and forget it, you put it out to be collected and it disappears from view, but one man's trash may indeed be another's treasure. The soda bottle you throw out today could become part of a car someone drives in the future. Find out where trash goes and the surprising uses that keep it from simply being a waste.