Tag: Recycling

Life Musings

Better than Banning Plastic

I have heard the Trudeau government is moving ahead with a ban on a wide variety of single use plastic items. Good stuff. However, I have a simple proposal for dealing with all single use plastic that would be much more effective. My proposal? Make retailers responsible for all the plastic they sell or giveaway. […]

Life Musings

New Waste Collection System Begins in Coquitlam

Nothing, absolutely NOTHING, says “life in the burbs” like worrying about garbage and wondering if today is garbage day. So it is with great excitement that I look forward to Wednesday of this week when the new automated waste collection system kicks into high gear. Coquitlam residents in single-family homes will receive green waste and […]

Life Musings

On Being Green

The following came to me from a family member … I thought it was worth sharing so, enjoy. Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the older woman, that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren’t good for the environment. The woman apologized and explained, “We didn’t have […]