CBC suggestion could work for Waterloo Libraries too


Just this week a CBC radio commentator suggested putting drop off boxes for spent batteries in Toronto libraries.  The municipality then would contribute $0.05 to the library board for every spent battery deposited in the collection box.  Hey it would keep spent batteries out of land fill.  Surely citizens would welcome this opportunity to contribute directly to the library’s budget.  It would have to be over and above what the cities normally contribute to the public library.  Very good idea don’t you think?

About thebows99krug

Hi, I am Eric, a retired librarian. I was born in St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto and raised in the downtown area north of the Art Gallery, south of the University of Toronto. I went to Orde Street Public School, Harbord C.I., University College at the UofT and the UofT's Faculty of Library and Information Science. I meet my wife Patricia at FLIS; our first date was on November 15, 1968. We were engaged February 14, 1969 and married on June 21, 1969. Our family includes son, James; daughter-in-law, Erin; (both writers), grand-daughters, Vivian and Eleanor; and Pooka, a small but fierce gray tabby. I would like to hear from any other class of '63 alumni of Harbord C.I. and class of '67 alumni of UofT's University College.
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