LETTER: Spinning our wheels waiting for new recycling bin

‘To worsen issues, the wheels, created of plastic, do not stand up to our type of temperature. They crack in the cold and just after a even though, holes are bored into the plastic’

SooToday gained the pursuing Letter to the Editor from reader Glenna Davey on the subject of recycling bins:

I want to know how extensive must we wait around for our recyclable garbage to be changed by the metropolis. 

We’ve been ready because the thirty day period of July for a alternative buy recyclable bin. We had a take a look at from a sanitation section employee but he has no elements, no spares, almost nothing. 

They declare for the reason that of COVID, there are no bins. 

For a city with insurmountable amounts of snow, and rain, and constant use, you would consider the City would have calculated the need to have for more.

I would consider that several folks by now would need a receptacle, due to the fact of continuous use. 

To worsen issues, the wheels, built of plastic, do not stand up to our sort of weather conditions. They crack in the chilly and right after a while, holes are bored into the plastic. 

Salt does not assist both. 

Being that the use of plastics is currently being banned all more than, most likely this lightweight system should be adjusted to a rubber wheel that can be dealt with in heavy snow. 

Plastic is not a good thing for the Sault. Potentially fibreglass! 

But remember to, get more bins and elements. It may perhaps cost a lot more, but at minimum they very last extended. This also applies to grocery carts. The wheels need to be even larger, and have wheels the place you can very easily thrust them via snow.

Glenna Davey, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.