Letters to The Province: Easy methods to make recycling simpler

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Everybody I do know tries to do their finest at recycling. Most individuals do an important job of fulfilling their half on this chain. I want to see producers of merchandise and manufactures of recyclable items do a greater job of permitting us, the general public and finish consumer, to have the ability to do their half extra simply. How many people have scrubbed, scraped, washed bottles with the “eternally glue” that holds the paper or plastic labels on bottles, cans and most containers. There are already adhesives that launch with warmth, moisture, humidity or water, but producers use a glue that holds their labels with a permanence that defies logic. Give us a break and use an adhesive that’s eco-friendly and can really come off a glass bottle with out hours of prep for the recycling bin.

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Robert Tritschler, Parksville

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Housing disaster blame recreation

It’s amusing to look at politicians in any respect three ranges twist themselves into pretzels to clarify, and likewise deflect duty for, the nationwide housing disaster we discover ourselves in. For years, municipal governments, it seems, had been the issue due to their bureaucratic hoops. They discovered it simpler accountable immigration or grasping builders for the issue. Now, with the federal authorities lastly moving into the sport, the most important issues are excessive building prices, and excessive rates of interest, which they created with their inflationary tax and spending insurance policies. The issue we face now could be we’re anticipating the identical individuals who created the issue to truly repair it.

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Chris Emeno, Vancouver

B.C. Ferries wonderful is puzzling

I’m confused by our provincial authorities fining B.C. Ferries for cancelled sailings. This doesn’t clear up something for the travelling public inconvenienced at appreciable expense in some circumstances. That is doing an important disservice to individuals making an attempt to get to/from Vancouver Island and discouraging tourism. Maybe it’s time to take a look at how easy European ferries function.

Terry Taylor, Chilliwack


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