This centimeter-thick packet arrived in the mail the other day. I know it has something to do with recycling, but beyond that is beyond me. As for the irony of sending a 40-plus-page packet about improving resource management to half the residents in Shanghai, let’s just say the Chinese’s sense of irony is about as developed as their sense of ecology. You can file this one alongside their convenience store procedures, which include charging for the plastic bags (kudos) and then encasing each item you put in them in three levels of packaging — Family Mart yogurt cups are like Russian nesting dolls.
Me, I filed this under “things to blog about.” Then I snapped these pics and promptly tossed the pamphlet in the trash — I couldn’t understand the instructions.
A) if you are confused about the instructions, you should bring it to a 1950s housewife who owns a laundromat; or
B) if you love them, you should: