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A shout out to waste collectors

CBC's Michael Enright recognizes the value of front line garbage collectors


CBC radio’s Sunday Edition host Michael Enright offered a profound shout out to garbage collectors in his essay this week.

He points out how much more garbage and recycling there seems to be now that we are all at home all the time.

“We rarely think about them until the once-every-10-years garbage strike, and then we obsess about them as the junk piles up in the parks. They are however, crucial to the workings of a city, like bus drivers, firefighters, cops and grocery store workers,” he said.

Read and listen to the essay here.