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Thursday, 25 April 2019
Sir, — On the problem of emptying of our waste bins (Standard letters, July 13) the answer is simple.
When visiting friends in the Madrid suburb of Majadahonda I was shown the system they have which has waste bins on most corners which have a conveyer belt which takes the rubbish to a dump outside the city.
They were amazed that we had not asked the EU in Brussels to finance the system as they did. They could not understand why I thought it was a grossly profligate example of EU spending which we were probably paying for.
This in one of the most affluent suburbs of their capital. — Yours faithfully,
Makins Road, Henley
30 July 2018
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