Candice Bommarito, who lives near 76th Avenue and 144A Street in East Newton, says the garbage dumping problem in her neighbourhood is “surreal.” (Photo: Tom Zytaruk).

READERS REACT: Trashed, Surrey’s dirty little secret

Our readers chime in about the dumping problem in Surrey

In the first part of our ‘Trashed’ series, Tom Zytaruk interviewed Candice Bommarito about the mess in an East Newton forest where she lives.


The story, photos, and videos highlighted how big of an issue illegal dumping is in this city. Bylaw manager Jas Rehal said as much in the article, and you, our readers, have also chimed in about the issue.

Here’s what some of you have had to say.



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