LETTER: New garbage receptacles poorly designed

We have to agree with the gentleman who decried the poor design of the new garbage receptacles.

Obviously the new ‘garbage cans’ were designed for pavement.

The design doesn’t agree with a gravel driveway. Why did the designer avoid pneumatic tires? And the size of the new cans is astounding. We live in a rural setting and thereby compost most of our left-over vegetables.

The old, and much more suitable, food container was sufficient in size. It took us over a month to have any bones (chicken, turkey and on occasion a pork chop bone. These were kept in the freezer until we had enough for one, small, bag of bones.

We do not have a freezer large enough to keep the bones for a year. They may just be placed in the garbage container. And the suggestion of using the old garbage containers for storage is laughable. Why does the NRB not take the old receptacles for those who do not need another storage device?

An easy out for them.

John Domovich

Whiskey Creek

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