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Plastic election signs create waste

Well, it’s election season again, not that you could forget with all the plastic campaign signs scattered throughout the city.

It seems quite contrary, slightly comical even, that city council will spend their time (and your money) debating the merits of a banning plastic bags and single-use plastics, but every couple of years our city is littered with tacky eyesores meant to sway your vote in whichever rat race is happening that year.

If city council truly cared about reducing plastic waste, they would enact a bylaw to prohibit the use of plastic election signs within the city.

Perhaps council is just more concerned with using them in their own re-election campaigns than they are about the environmental impact.

Robert Bishop, St. Albert


 



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