Back in World War II, conserving resources and recycling was a big deal. Rubber, paper and metal were all in high demand for recycling into products for the war effort. The National World War II Museum posted this item about another highly sought after household product at the time: bacon grease. Fat from meats was recycled into explosives, so people saved their waste fat, put it in a can, and sent to make munitions.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Bacon Grease For Freedom
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