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Recycling rant

 
 
On 6 Feb 2009 at 12:37pm rantboy wrote:
Just a quick rant to get this off my chest.
I wondered if anyone else has this problem?
I dont have a car (it got written off recently) but because of where I live in Lewes for some reason the don't collect bottles or cardboard with the rest of the recycling. Why is that? I now have cardboard and glass building up in the kitchen and wondered how I'm meant to take this to the recycling dump without a car?
Everywhere else I've lived the glass and cardboard has been collected.
WHY DO I HAVE TO PAY SUCH HUGE COUNCIL TAX BILLS AND STILL DRIVE MY RECYCLING TO THE DUMP??!!
ok I feel better now.
 
 
On 6 Feb 2009 at 12:55pm Lewes Laugher wrote:
Get a few mates together and dump it outside the LDC offices.
 
 
On 6 Feb 2009 at 1:46pm rantboy wrote:
OK
I'm thinking that Tesco's and Waitrose etc should pay for their packaging to be collected from our houses......come on someone pull your finger out.
 
 
On 6 Feb 2009 at 1:56pm Taff wrote:
Dont buy the stuff thats overpacked and reduce your own rubbish. I dont even use the small plastic bags in the veg and fruit section, just lay the loose items on the conveyor.
Quite often the grocers and butchers are much cheaper too.
Why heat seal cucmbers and turnips! What is all that about?
 
 
On 6 Feb 2009 at 1:58pm jonnyboy wrote:
Don't know why your area does not have glass collection. Ask Furniture Now recycling enquiries on 01273 479666. The recycle-more website has a complete list of all the mini recycling banks in the area and what waste type you can take there.
 
 
On 6 Feb 2009 at 4:54pm Mystic Mog wrote:
If a product is over packaged I leave ithe packaging at the checkout.
 
 
On 6 Feb 2009 at 6:33pm In the Know wrote:
Furniture Now collect in Lewes. LDC collects glass on all of its rounds along the coast
 
 
On 6 Feb 2009 at 8:56pm RANTBOY wrote:
Well so does that mean their might be a time when they'll collect glass?
Even if you leave packaging at the supermarket you still end up with glass.
 
 
On 7 Feb 2009 at 12:14am Spinster Of This Parish wrote:
I do NOT recycle!
 
 
On 7 Feb 2009 at 10:10am James wrote:
Spinster that does not surprise me. Anti-Tesco anti-recycle. Is there anything you don't moan about?? You need to get a partner and get yourself something else to calm yourself down!!!!
 
 
On 7 Feb 2009 at 10:28am Spinster Of This Parish wrote:
Get a partner? WHY? That would be something else to moan about!
 
 
On 7 Feb 2009 at 12:35pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
They might do your recycling for you though!
I'm anti people who don't recycle. They cost me money. Because ALL their rubbish goes to landfill, which increases the amount the district council pays in landfill tax, and reduces the the amount the county council receives in recycling credits. The council tax is therefore higher than it would otherwise be because of the extra costs and lost income. Why should I subsidise your idleness, Spinster?
I long for the day when people have to pay for the amount of rubbish they put out for the bin men.
 
 
On 7 Feb 2009 at 3:11pm James wrote:
Get a Partner so you can get a good hard shag! that should shut you up!!
 
 
On 8 Feb 2009 at 9:35pm Spinster Of This Parish wrote:
James - I don't recycle them either!
 
 
On 8 Feb 2009 at 9:35pm Spinster Of This Parish wrote:
James - I don't recycle them either!
 
 
On 9 Feb 2009 at 10:28pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
Shag, eh? I never knew you smoked pipe tobacco, Spinster.
 
 
On 9 Feb 2009 at 10:34pm Lopster wrote:
now then James don't get personal...
Don't even start me on the privately run recycling "council tip" - they haven't got a clue - made me put a CARDBOARD door in a wood only skip(because doora are wood - I even tore it in front of them and was STILL told to put it in (and the handles and fittings all in a skip clearly matked wood only) - next door WAS wood - with one tiny tiny glazed panel - another employee mademe pull it OUT of the wood skip because of the glass and put it in general skip (this door had NO hinges handles etc and by now the entire glass panel had broken out) - I protested - and was told------ it doesn't matter what goes in where because it is all shipped to Germany for them to sort it out - WHAT IS THE POINT?
 
 
On 9 Feb 2009 at 10:36pm Lopster wrote:
must be a Twitcher herself Annette - a shag is a bit like a cormorant
 
 
On 10 Feb 2009 at 1:19pm Commuter wrote:
I don't get why they don't take any cardboard - it cant be more complicated than paper surely!!
 
 
On 10 Feb 2009 at 6:37pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
I think James should get back on here and clarify matters. Is it a cormorant or pipe tobacco that Spinster needs? Ands should the RSPB be involved if it's the former?


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