By George Neville and John Beare, Ottawa Citizen Letters to the Editor, June 22, 2019
(...)Hospitals must confront their plastics problem
This illustrated article on hospital plastic waste is simplistic, apologetic to the industry and fails to give scope to the magnitude and diversity of the health and disposal problems.
(...)Don’t jump the gun on electric buses
There’s an Arab saying about not letting a camel get its nose into your tent because soon it will be followed by the whole camel. OC Transpo says it doesn’t want to run a pilot project but it wants to buy two all-electric buses now. Even two buses will require the infrastructure to charge and maintain electric buses and train-bus operators in their use.
Those two buses will be the thin edge of the wedge to a fleet of electric buses. Why not wait such a decision until the pilot projects being run by others are finished?https://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/columnists/todays-letters-on-hospital-records-electric-buses-bill-21