Why do we have to sort own recycling?

Recently, I had a large piece of plastic that would not fit in the plastic bag.

Editor, The News:

This letter is in regards to our recycling pickup.

Each week I spend at least 15 minutes sorting my recyclables. Recently, I had a large piece of plastic that would not fit in the plastic bag.

After the truck had come, I went out to bring the box and empty bags in. When I came out, I found they had left the large piece of plastic. Would the garbage truck will take it?

What I would like to know is why we don’t have the large bins like other cities have? Why should we have to sort? That should be the municipality’s job.

Maple Ridge is out of touch with the needs of its people.  Sure, let’s build a new casino and new housing with no infrastucture to support it. Proper garbage and recycling pickup would be a good start.

I think it is time to recycle some politicians. What do they say, out with old dead wood?

Bill Parry

Maple Ridge