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I like our current glass container! (Solid Waste Services)
Lopez Island
October 10, 2018
Posted by Adam Nash, Lopez Island

Has anyone actually been injured by "flying shards of glass"? I say we embrace the danger. Lets keep Lopez risky and continue to use the paid for metal container already in place. Who's with me? Its what this island was founded on; good wholesome fun with a pinch of self responsibility and accountability.


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Dan Post: I like our current glass container!

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Michael, a new lid configuration for the existing box was thought about. The existing 20 yard box was one of a few that were determined to be scrap by the county six years ago and given for free to the Lopez Dump. These scrap boxes were pretty much.... Read all
Michael Hawk: I like our current glass container!

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We know everybody loves a brand new dumpster.
But just a point of curiosity.
Had it been researched building a lid what what replicates the functions of the proposed new $12k container?
Its been a while since my Millwright days, but think.... Read all
Cheryl Licata: I like our current glass container!

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I was showered with glass shards two weeks ago by someone chucking glass in from a couple yards away. Only one small nick and I’m thankful I saw it coming in time to close my eyes. Unfortunately common sense and awareness of others can’t always be.... Read all
Ruth Van Doren: I like our current glass container!

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As recycling volunteer, I will be relieved to know I don’t have to waatch every child that climbs the steps to see what’s happening in glass as people continue to chuck their bottles in. Unfotunately, you can’t legislate common sense and the new.... Read all
Jimmy Gouge: I like our current glass container!

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one chard followed by one lawsuit would be far more costly than one new dumpster.