Letters to The Province: Easy methods to make recycling simpler

Article content material

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.

Commercial 2

Article content material

Robert Tritschler, Parksville

Article content material

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.

Commercial 3

Article content material

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

Letters to the editor must be despatched to [email protected]. CLICK HERE to report a typo.

Is there extra to this story? We’d like to listen to from you about this or every other tales you suppose we must always find out about. E mail: [email protected].

Article content material


Postmedia is dedicated to sustaining a full of life however civil discussion board for dialogue and encourage all readers to share their views on our articles. Feedback could take as much as an hour for moderation earlier than showing on the positioning. We ask you to maintain your feedback related and respectful. We have now enabled electronic mail notifications—you’ll now obtain an electronic mail if you happen to obtain a reply to your remark, there’s an replace to a remark thread you comply with or if a consumer you comply with feedback. Go to our Group Tips for extra info and particulars on find out how to alter your electronic mail settings.

Commercial 1