I thought this was funny. This bunch of children spent hours sorting cardboard and paper and other rubbish into different bins. Then the bin man just tossed it all in together in the truck. Then the bin man claimed that the work the children had done was not a waste of time. Hmmm.
The Headteacher's comments [Yvonne Harris] were more terrifying than funny:
"I'm seething. What is the point in teaching the children about recycling when everything is thrown into the landfill right before then?"Here are my questions:
"Recycling is a massive part of our curriculum and it forms a large part of the Government's agenda"
"We're told not to use plastic bags from supermarkets and to cut down on using cars, but then this happens. It's a joke"
- Why would a highly-educated teacher believe in the supermarket bag scam?
- How could said Headteacher allow recycling to be a massive part of the educational curriculum in her school?
- Why would she think that a government could have a 'recycling' agenda?
Shame on the Headteacher, the educational authority and the British Government for filling the minds of innocent children with this environmental garbage when they should be learning to read, write and count.
Shame on Kent County Council for not having the honesty to just admit that recycling is, quite often, a waste a time, and nearly always a waste of money. Maybe one day robots will pull apart our waste at very little cost and recycle it for us. Not yet.