Trash "thieves" struck last night

Trash "thieves" struck last night


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Old 08-08-2019, 12:08 AM
Midnight Cowgirl Midnight Cowgirl is offline
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Originally Posted by Bjeanj View Post
We have a shredder, but I REALLY like those cross-cut shredders. May get one when our current one dies.

Most of them are not inexpensive, but the confetti shredders are the best.

They are "serious" shredders!!!
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Old 08-08-2019, 08:06 AM
Jazuela Jazuela is offline
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Originally Posted by Bogie Shooter View Post
Where can you sell bottles?
Florida has only a proposed bottle bill but nothing active. However I picked up a case of water at one of the stores near the Villages last time I came down. It was the same brand as we get up north. I noticed the bottles had the bottle deposit label on them.

Just tossed the empties in a tall kitchen garbage bag and put the bag in the trunk of the car when I drove north, and got $1.20 for the deposit that I never paid. I traded the bottle slip in for a dozen eggs, for bottles that most people just toss in the trash.

For homeless people, and people on their last financial legs, those deposit bottles can mean a toothbrush, or a bar of soap, or a coveted pair of socks.

For me, it's a very appreciated bonus.
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Old 08-08-2019, 08:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Bobcuse View Post
I put my recyclables and one trash bag out last night around 9:30 pm and when I went out at 5:30 am to walk the dog the trash bag was gone. Oddly enough, none of my neighbors in my 3 street villa neighborhood had their trash bags taken. I hope the thief enjoyed rummaging through those doggie poop bags! Another reminder to shred.
With a strong dog smell it may have been a coyote that dragged the bag off.
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