Oak Bay Tea Party’s recyclables end up in trash
After an unknown amount of recyclable material from this year’s Oak Bay Tea Party ended up in the garbage, disappointed volunteers are being assured that care will be taken to prevent such a mistake from happening again.
The Oak Bay Green Committee aim Air Max Shoes ed to cut the amount of garbage from the annual event Air Max Shoes in half by recycling.
But soon after the ev Air Max Shoes ent, which took place June 1 and 2, committee members discovered that some of the recyclable filled bags ended up being thrown away.
Mayor Nils Jensen, one of many volunteers who sorted the waste, said it was likely that just a few bags were misdirected. Still, he said, it was tough on the people who put so much into the environmentally conscious effort.
“I can understand the disappointment,” Jensen said. “I’ve apologized to the Green Committee for, to some extent, their wasted effort, bu Air Max Shoes t by and large, most of the stuff did get properly recycled.”