Recycling: Tins, Bottles and Bits of Cathedrals

Worcester Cathedral Library and Archive Blog

When we hear the word ‘recycling’, images enter our minds of the numerous bins and boxes in varying shades of black, green, blue and brown, into which we (most of us) now sort our household waste. While in the 21st Century our eagerness to re-use materials is more about environmental awareness and concern over diminishing resources than it is for its economic benefit, recycling is certainly no recent fad. Indeed, amongst the masonry at Worcester Cathedral we can see evidence of the practice dating back to nearly a thousand years.

The building of the Cathedral in its present form was begun under St Wulfstan in the 11th Century, although a Priory had been on the site since 680. With the older structure badly damaged by the ravages of time, lawlessness and invasions, it was taken down and a new one built from scratch. Quarrying and transporting stone was…

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We sell real estate in the Tulsa Oklahoma area for Chinowth & Cohen Realtors. We have been selling real estate in Tulsa for about 5 years, however Jim has been in and around the Real Estate business since 1991. He is a former Broker Associate in Kansas, has earned his GRI designation, and has taken all educational requirements for appraising Real Estate. Jody has had many years experience in the Real Estate Mortgage field, and the two together have a well rounded knowledge of all aspects of the Real Estate business.
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