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Oct 21

Recycle scrap metal, World War II week by week

The Telegram-Tribune took the unusual step of wrapping the news pages with a special informational page that emphasized scrap metal recycling. Before it became a cause for the environmental movement recycling metals for war industries were in high demand.

Oct. 13, 1942 Telegram-Tribune featured a special wrapper encouraging residents to recycle scrap metal for the war effort.

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