Enough with the free roadside eyesores

I wouldn’t dream of leaving free items out there for days at a time for my neighbours to look at.

The constant roadside “free” matresses, couchs, Christmas trees (yes I did see one on Metchosin Road) and general junk is an eyesore and really gets me steaming.

I am guilty of having put something at the end of my driveway with a free sign on it, but it was gone that day, within an hour.

I wouldn’t have dreamed of leaving it out there for days at a time for my neighbours to look at.

It doesn’t bode well for homeowners who are listing their property or perspective homeowners who are viewing properties in the area of these rural dumps.

I often wonder: are these people just too lazy to take it to the dump, or do they really think that someone will drive by, see the couch with ripped up cushions and stop and load it into their truck? I say give it a day. If it isn’t gone, for goodness sake haul it.

Helen Cashin

Colwood

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