Environmental Button

The slogan on this button can be taken two ways. It can be a warning that if we don’t recycle the millions of tons of trash we produce, we’ll be buried under it eventually. Or it can be taken as a tongue-in-cheek threat by the wearer, who’ll kill you if you don’t recycle. Either way it tells us where the wearer stands on the issue and invites comments.
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Object Name
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: .33 cm x 4.3 cm; x 1/8 in x 1 11/16 in
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accession number
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Clothing & Accessories
Natural Resources
Artifact Walls exhibit
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Medicine and Science: Biological Sciences
Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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