Sunday, 10 November 2013

Dump Run

Had my first visit to the Perth East landfill facility.  "Facility" is probably too fancy a term.  What we have here is a big mound of dirt and a little Mennonite dude (LMD) in a shack directing people to which side of the mound of dirt to dump their trash on.

We were definitely spoiled in Kitchener.  THAT was a facility.  Drive up bins, hazardous waste drop offs, oil recycling, and proper scales.  The Perth East approach is a little more rural.  The LMD takes a gander at what you're dropping off and then guesstimates a charge.  They don't charge much, which is good, but as I was slopping through the mud to dump my load on the dirt pile I couldn't help but remember fondly the paved surfaces and segregated bins of the K-W landfill.  I wonder what my landfill designing little sister would make of this place.

2 comments:

  1. That's like most of the landfills we monitor. Not surprising. Bears make it more fun though.

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  2. Does being a parent (and thus, dealing with poop-filled diapers) make you immune to poop jokes, or does it make poop jokes less funny? Because..."dump my load"... heh. Poop joke.

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