Now, before my green friends get too mad at me, let me make this perfectly clear:
Okay? We really do.
But, let me tell you why I hate it.
You see, our recycling collection truck comes on Thursday mornings. So early on Thursday mornings that I could probably say Wednesday nights.
So, sometimes I forget to take the recycling to the curb.
Even though my children get up at the crack of dawn, that’s still to late to take out the recycling.
And sometimes, WEEKS will go by before I manage to get it to the curb.
On Wednesday around dinnertime, I’ll usually remember that hey, the recyling needs to go out.
Technically, I could take it out right then.
But, here’s the problem: people walk around our neighborhood in the evenings. Oh yes, lots of after-dinner strollers in my ‘hood.
And if my recycling is out at the curb during this time, after WEEKS of not taking the recycling to the curb? Do you know what my neighbors will see?
WEEKS worth of wine and beer(not mine) and Mike’s Strawberry Lemonade bottles. WEEKS.
It’s a frightening number of bottles.
So, I need to take my recycling out to the cub under the cover of darkness.
Because I’m not really a lush. I just play one on