Too stingy to buy recycling bags?

2015-05-13 06:00

ONCE upon a time, when orange bags were free, one could travel about our suburbs in the early morning to see a mass of bright orange brightening our roads, man’s civic-minded resolve in full bloom.

Now we see but a smattering of orange­ and clear bags scattered miserably about, evidence of a dissolved resolve brought about by having to pay for the pesky things. William Shakespeare only got it half right when he made Hamlet say “... Frailty, thy name is woman”.

It should have been “... Thy name is Maritzburger.”



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