A pop-quiz, fox penning and the elections in today’s letters to the editor.
Pick of the day: Bring curbside recycling to county
As a new Roanoke County resident (and former city of Roanoke resident), the “taxed by illegal dumping” article (“Roanoke County’s bins taxed by illegal dumping,” Nov. 15 news story) left me with several questions.
How is it the city can provide recycling (including glass)? Sure, the population density could help if everyone did recycle, but their mission is more grounded.
Recycling, at its core, is a good thing.
Whether or not one believes in global warming, nobody wants to live on Mount Trashmore or downstream/wind of some trash cesspool.
It’s our responsibility now for our and our children’s futures to be good stewards.
The city’s goal was not about making a grand profit; in fact, it was hoping only to come out even.
But, it was willing to take a loss to get the program going because city officials believed it was the responsible thing to do.
Shame on Roanoke County for not doing the right thing. The residents in Roanoke County are a smart lot.
We believe in county officials to represent and support the right thing.
Please provide curbside recycling in the county.