Burn trash, don’t truck it

A modern waste-to-energy plant would eliminate the need to buy any new garbage trucks and produce power as an added bonus.

To the Editor,

Re: City looks at automated garbage trucks, April 2.

Nanaimo still has a chance to evolve into a leader on the Island. All over the world today new technology is proving fruitful. Dozens and more power plants are switching away from dirty coal burning to a new, 75 per cent less polluting fuel resource. This renewable resource is unrecyclable garbage. A never-ending supply and proven safer and environmentally better.

A modern waste-to-energy plant would eliminate the need to buy any new garbage trucks and produce power as an added bonus.

Neil SaundersNanaimo