The Path to the Top Is Paved with the Forgotten Efforts of Others

Staircase with Temporary Treads Made of Old Political Campaign Signs

Touring a local home for an upcoming TV news story on green building in Houston, abc13 reporter Miya Shay comes across some recycled leftovers from the last election:

The home isn’t finished yet. So, while the family waits for the stairs to be stained, carpeted, or whatever, they have cut up old campaign signs to use as temporary flooring on the stairs! As the homeowner told me, “They are very durable, and comfortable to walk on.”

Photo: Miya Shay