Waste problem studied to death
Well here we go again! More studies, more money!
I for one am tired of listing to this extreme study when it comes to our garbage. We all have garbage when we through it out if there’s a pop can, someone can take it and make a few cents. That’s about all that’s going into household garbage that can be turned into a profit. And this has already been taken out by the householders.
When all of this was looked at years ago under the Greater Avalon Waste Management Committee, everything was left in the garbage to be sorted at one plant. If a profit was to be made it would go to offset the cost to the taxpayers. But now anything any good to turn a profit is gone.
I’ve been saying for years we need a place to put construction materials, shingle etc. What do we do right now with a few dead tree branches? There’s no place to take them. They don’t have to go to Robin Hood Bay. Yes we need to put our hazardous waste where it belongs and deal with our waste properly. What we need most is a common sense approach to this problem, and the first thing to do is hold a public election and put people on this committee who will be committed to those that elected them.
This has been studied to death. It’s time to get this done and over with. We have an ideal place for a transfer station in Harbour Grace, on the site of the old CBN Incinerator. We don’t need to spend taxpayers’ money to find out how to take truckload of garbage to Robin Hood Bay. If they want a model go to Nova Scotia or New Brunswick and find one. We don’t have to invent the wheel all over again. Or is there another reason this is gone off track?
Frank Evely Clarke’s Beach