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FEBRUARY 12, 2009

Cartoon picture of a broken TV
Dex

Posted by: Dex
7:52am

Izz! Why are the Joneses across the street throwing away their TV? Do they know something we don't know?

Izz

Posted by: Izz
7:57am

No. They got a new one — bigger and better. I heard Mr. Jones talking to Dad yesterday. Their new TV is digital. Have you heard about the switch to digital TV coming up soon?

Dex

Posted by: Dex
7:59am

What? TV as we know it is changing forever? Do we need all new TVs too?!

Izz

Posted by: Izz
8:06am

No. Relax. Our TVs are fine. We'll just keep watching cable as usual, or else use a little converter box. No need to throw out a perfectly good TV. BUT — if you do decide to get a new TV, make sure you recycle the old one! Throwing it in the dump could put gross chemicals in the Earth.

Check out this site for lots of tips on what to do with your old TV.