Paul Berton doesn't like moulded plastic. From yesterday's editorial in the London Free Press;
Moulded plastic that comes wrapped around most 21st century products is not recyclable, and won't break down in the landfill site for thousands of years....This goes to show that socialists should base their arguments on concepts such as hope, change, and the delicious taste of rationed chocolate, rather than attempting to think economically. "The store" is hardly the only place one could leave plastic garbage, and it's far from the most convenient.
A moment's thought suggests that the economic thing to do under such a breach of contract by the city would be to leave the forbidden plastic garbage somewhere, anywhere, convenient. Since nobody would be able to cancel their fraudulent garbage service and use the money to hire people who are willing to do the job the sanitation department are supposedly being paid for, why not?
Far more economic places for plastic garbage disposal that immediately occur to me include: