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[Wacky Wednesday] East Meets West. And who has the best Chinese food in Long Beach?

2015-01-31 12.05.41While Long Beach Blvd isn’t the exact marker where the East End meets the West End, it still could be construed as a central line in our city by the sea. This brings me to my Wacky Wednesday question:

EAST MEETS WEST CHINESE FOOD (227 East Park Avenue) is located right near Long Beach Blvd. Is that a brilliant name regarding Long Beach geography or simply just eastern food comes to the western world? Discuss.

And while we are on the subject: Who has the best Chinese food in Long Beach? (that’s really the real question here)

Single Stream Recycling (It’s Wacky Wednesday!)

Hey everybody, it’s Wacky Wednesday here on SBTC! Wacky Wednesday will be a random and ongoing series on the blog, similar to Conspiracy Thursday and Nonsense Friday. Wacky Wednesday is when I ask a wacky question about a current topic from the City Council meeting the night before. Today’s topic is SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING.

Hot off the press and from last nights City Council meeting: our city has just announced a transition to Single Stream Recycling, which means starting January 1st you no longer have to sort your papers from plastics and whatnot. It will be a much easier experience, so now you have no excuse not to recycle. (see the city press release below the break)

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I’m actually really happy about this because my household recycles a lot and I’m always scrambling on day of pickup sorting all my junk.

So here is my Wacky Wednesday Question: Since recycling is now streamlined, does this mean all those enormous green corner receptacles will be upgraded to ones with a smaller foot print? I mean, there are some that you can’t even get around because they are so big.  And since we are on the subject,(oh a Wacky Wednesday extra!) why are these green corner receptacles still next to standalone garbage cans? 

What we have:

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Streamlined recycling means less bins! Let’s have less less confusing green corners!So maybe people will actually use them!

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