The Green Police Are Here!

Audi’s ad agency no doubt thought itself very clever in creating the Green Police “satire” ad that aired during this year’s Super Bowl.

Turns out they were just (slightly) prescient.

Alexandria, VA now has new residential recycling bins with a built-in monitoring device allowing the city to track resident participation in the city’s recycling program

“If you know who’s participating in the programs, you can focus your education and outreach to those who are not participating,” said Stacy Herring, Alexandria’s recycling coordinator.

If you want to see what that [re-]education and outreach might look at, here’s the Audi ad:

HT: David Theroux

Mary L. G. Theroux is Senior Vice President of the Independent Institute. Having received her A.B. in economics from Stanford University, she is Managing Director of Lightning Ventures, L.P., a San Francisco Bay Area investment firm, former Chairman of the Board of Advisors for the Salvation Army of both San Francisco and Alameda County, and Vice President of the C.S. Lewis Society of California.
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