A week of being the "anti designer" is over...

The government should start charging us for disposing of our own garbage.

If you pay any local and/or state taxes, you are likely already paying the government for disposal of your garbage. Part of my county taxes go to maintaining the local landfill, and part of city taxes go to garbage collection and transport. I think each county landfill gets money from the state, so in essence even if you don’t pay state taxes, just being a consumer contributes to the gov’t coffers by way of sales tax. There’s no way around it, and it matters not if you think you do not contribute to the landfill (everyone does contribute, even if not directly). What’s not included in the tax money is a fund to clean up any potentially unsound containment practices decades later when toxins are leeching out…