[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - key:waste_collection

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Sun Feb 22 07:23:28 UTC 2015


Ok, so probably it's due to the translation step that I have to make that
"waste" is more negative to me than recycling. Sorry.



On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 1:47 AM, David Bannon <dbannon at internode.on.net>
wrote:

> On Sat, 2015-02-21 at 23:55 +0100, Marc Gemis wrote:
> > Over here, there is a clear difference between recycling containers
> > and waste bins.
> > ....
>
> > Don't think it would make mapping easier, as I said I already think of
> > recycling vs. waste, so looking for recycling under waste is not
> > natural for me.
>
> Marc, I think that's probably sensible but suggest the rest of the world
> is not quite so mature. For most people, "disposal" is the key issue, be
> it rubbish or recyclables. More and more, when they get to the disposal
> site, they put what they can in the recycle bins. Good !
>
> But primary action is to "dispose". So I think we need to think the same
> way, recycling and rubbish linked. It does mean, IMHO that some existing
> tags need to be depreciated, its the cost of getting a high level waste
> tag. And we do really need to recognise that generation of waste is
> associated with most human activity, we need to deal with it.
>
> David
>
>
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