Posts Tagged ‘garbage’

Government workers have it too easy

How’s that for a post title? And in case you do not know it, Grandpa Richard is one of THEM! I have never actually studied the numbers closely, but when I joined 7 years ago and saw what clerks (old fashioned term, I know) make and what some of them do, wow! Whenever I heard […]

Garbage Pickers are Breaking the Law

In Toronto it is against the law to be a garbage picker. That surprised me. It seems that the city is very protective of the bottles and cans that people throw out. Aluminum in the cans sells for about $2,000 a tonne. Now that liquor bottles are returnable, there’s even more money at stake. The […]