Thursday, December 27, 2012

This Newsletter Is Garbage!

My city likes to send out a monthly newsletter, but they don't use the mail.

They use the garbage.

When the garbage collectors pick up the garbage, they leave the newsletter behind wedged between the can and the lid.

I don't think the garbage collectors mean this to be an editorial comment on the quality of the newsletter, as in "Dear resident, this newsletter is garbage, so don't bother reading it and just let it fall in the can" (though I suspect that probably is what happens to the majority of the copies of the newsletters); they just want to make sure it doesn't blow away in the wind.

Although it's a bit icky to read a newsletter that came in the garbage, I do applaud the city's innovative way to avoid using tax dollars on postage.

Perhaps in the future the city can find other ways to use the garbage collectors as a distribution method.  Maybe someday I will be able to just throw my tax money in the garbage.

And cut out the middleman.

Nyuck, nyuck!

And if that joke isn't funny now, just wait until April 15 or so and you'll find it hilarious, I'm sure.

Anyway, back to the newsletter that comes in the garbage.  Actually, I rather like it.

And, when I do dispose of it, I make sure to recycle it.

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