UPDATE: Originally posted on November 19, 2009, I’m re-posting it for Earth Day. :)

All you need to know about Recyclops, Dwight Schrute’s green alter ego on The Office.

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Next year’s Halloween costume, anyone?

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The story of Recyclops

As told in the cold open of The Office episode, Shareholder Meeting:

Recyclops: Bow down before Recyclops!

Jim: Five years ago, Corporate said we had to start a recycling program for Earth Day. So Dwight took the lead on that and introduced us to a very close friend of his named Recyclops.

Recyclops: Happy Earth Day, everyone. I’m Recyclops. Did you know that an old milk carton can be sawed in half and used as a planter?

Jim: The next year, he really stepped things up.

Recyclops: Who has put a #7 plastic in a #4 bin?

Jim: A year after that, Recyclops really began to take shape.

Recyclops: Recyclops will drown you in your over-watered lawns!

Jim: Then tragedy struck Recyclops, when his fictional planet was attacked by some other fictitious thing, I can’t remember.

Recyclops: Recyclops will have his revenge!

Jim: I think this was also the year that he renounced Earth Day, and vowed to destroy the planet he once loved.

Pam: Omigod, you guys, look! It’s Recyclops!

Recyclops: Recyclops destroys!

Stanley: Oh is today Recyclops Day?

Recyclops: Yes!

Stanley: I thought you were killed by Polluticorn or something.

Recyclops: Polluticorn wishes!

Andy: That’s aerosol spray. It’s terrible for the environment!

Recyclops: Humans are terrible for the environment!

Pam: The thing I like most about Recyclops is that he’s creating a different world for our child. A world where you truly can be anything you want.

Jim: God bless you, Recyclops, and your cold robot heart.