PETERS – Organics pickup should be next on the list for City’s recycling

(Image: CFJC Today)

WHEN YOU PUT YOUR City of Kamloops curbside recycling bins out on the street, how much do you think about what happens next to that material?

And how much are you stockpiling at your property that can’t go into the recycling bin?

Or maybe it’s just going in the garbage, when it could go elsewhere.

In my garage, you’ll find garbage bags stuffed with soft plastics and the odd glass jar.

One day, I’ll get fed up with the amount of space they’re taking up, and trundle them off to the recycling depot.

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James Peters is the radio anchor at CFJC, coming to Kamloops in 2006. He anchors the afternoon news on B-100 and 98.3 CIFM, and contributes weekly editorials to the CFJC Evening News. He tweets regularly @Jamloops.

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