The Oregonian promoting war and littering in yards across the city
I got really tired of those "free" newspapers they kept putting in my front garden. Yet after calling three times, emailing most of their staff, and writing them a snail-mail letter, the junk papers keep coming. When will they stop this madness??
During wars of past, people made an effort to conserve resources. The complete opposite is happening now, with businesses leading the wastefulness, nonetheless. I cannot believe there are companies who can be as deliberately wasteful as The Oregonian and still stay in business. I am of course referring to the "free" newspapers they deliver multiple times a week, called "Food Day", etc.
There are a few things wrong with this practice. First of all, the people who get these don't have a subscription. That means: they don't want papers delivered, or they would get a subscription! Nobody reads them, because they only deliver the most unimportant parts of the paper, like sports and food.
Next, this practice is basically the equivalent of someone coming to your house multiple times a week for the sole purpose of deliberately littering in your yard. In my case, since I have asked them to stop delivering them three times, this would also constitute trespassing. Plus, you can't just throw the junk papers in the recycle, because the recycle people insist that you first separate the bag, then take it somewhere else! Nobody wants the things!
So, The Oregonian is causing many, MANY citizens of Portland the unnecessary hassle of constantly picking up, separating, recycling the paper, and then to top it off, they make you bring the bag somewhere other than your curbside to recycle it.
The Oregonian, it seems then, loves the war and wants people to keep fighting and dying so that they may profit. (Probably to have atrocities to report on as well.) This is obvious because they continue to use factories to produce WASTE that then must be: driven, using gasoline, to houses. Then, a truck drives around town picking up the waste, and your car probably drives to the store to recycle the bags. Unless you are one of the ones that composts the paper and bikes the bag to the store (props to you.) But there are far many others who either just throw the junk papers out, adding to landfills, or leave them scattering their front yard, adding ugliness to our beautiful city and bring down property values all around them.
All of this is very bad for peace, since the main reasoning behind having our citizens die at war is because of an "oil shortage". The most obvious thing to do to stop the need for a war is to use less oil in all its forms.
When will The Oregonian get with the rest of the state and do something for peace, not to mention the environment? Please, call The Oregonian and ask them to STOP THIS MADNESS! Request they do NOT deliver them to your house, and end your subscription until they stop contributing to the oil shortage that is hurting our enivornment, our soilders, and our pocketbooks.
P.S.: (I'm going to try to press charges against the Oregonian for littering and trespassing. Please contact me if you can help me with this. Thank you and have a litter-free day!)
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