It is commendable that Surrey is finally adopting the Rethink Waste collection program.
However, this program appears to only affect the population living in singlefamily residential dwellings.
Perhaps the same rules do not apply to apartment complexes, which have a much greater population density per city block.
At the building where I live, in addition to recycling bins, there are large garbage containers that amass all manner of waste material from kitchen garbage to discarded sofas, beds, mattresses, office furniture and so on.
It hurts me to see TVs and microwave ovens simply dumped into these bins.
In addition, non-residents can often be seen driving up to dump furniture, construction site materials, gyprock and things like empty paint cans in the middle of the night.
The whole load is then happily picked up and delivered to wherever garbage now goes to ground.
I wonder how long it will take for the city to make landlords comply with whatever rules are, or will be, in place concerning proper disposal practice.
H. Torenbeek, Surrey
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