A very interesting (to me) perspective on the "green" view of McDonald's (quoted from jrc blog):
"I actually like McDonald's. Among the eco-conscious yuppie crowd with which I associate, this is blasphemy. The other day I was holding a Quizno's sandwich and a friend chided me for eating fast food, which is apparently an evil industry because of the low quality of the food, the amount of landfill waste produced, the homogeneity of culture, the profits being channeled to non-local conglomurates, and so forth. While I agree with the intent and direction of his comments, it still annoyed me. I'll just take this opportunity to rant against the "green" movement in general. (read more)"