1990, April 20

What's with the CD longbox?
By Ron Givens
Published April 20, 1990 in Entertainment Weekly

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, how about a clean thought: The music industry could eliminate more than 18.5 million pounds of trash each year if it only would change the way it packages compact discs. That is, roughly, the same amount of garbage created daily by a population the size of Missouri’s.

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