The Green movement is trying to kill us all:
German scientists are warning householders of the health dangers posed by storing organic waste, saying exposure to it, particularly to the moulds that develop as the material decays, can cause skin problems and even breathing difficulties.
Harald Morr, a leading pneumologist, who is also chairman of the German Lung Foundation, said studies showed that airborne mould spores from organic waste could lead to allergic reactions, asthma attacks, hayfever-like symptoms and itchy skin lesions.
"Even just opening the lid of a bin containing organic waste can cause mould spores to be stirred up which, if breathed in, can damage the lungs," said Morr. "The more spores breathed in, the worse the repercussions on one\’s health can be."
See, there\’s a reason why we developed systems for carting this crap off and sticking it in a hole in the ground.
Having rotting food around is dangerous to life. So let\’s go back to the old system, eh? We collect it once a week, stick it in a hole in the ground and then collect the methane that results and have some luvverly renewable power.
It\’s also vastly cheaper, as well as better for our health, to do this.