SINGAPORE — An on-line user took to Facebook on Monday (Jan 23) to share a video of 4 people burning issues in an open bin at Blk 667 CCK Crescent. Traditionally, burning choices in burn barrels is a Chinese customized.
The resident who uploaded the video, nonetheless, complained concerning the ashes that had been flying due to the group’s actions. “To this group of guys…be considerate. Use the eco burner provided. Ashes are floating and scattered all the way to units!” his post learn.
In response to the video, nonetheless, commenters are divided on the difficulty. On the one hand, there have been those that joined in on calling out the group’s actions.
“People like us and my children who’ve got asthma and breathing infection how?” wrote one commenter. “(Must we also) endure and bear with it? The worst is, my neighbour doesn’t even bother to go down and simply just burns it near their doorstep…what should I do?”
Another shifted the blame elsewhere, saying, “You are not supposed to burn in open bins. It’s (the) town council’s fault that they placed these bins. Report to TC and get them replaced.”
Still, one other wrote “They shift the bin for their convenience…they don’t want to get sun burnt…might as well carry the bin into your house…they don’t care about others’ inconvenience.”
However, different netizens didn’t see an issue with the group’s actions, particularly contemplating that they appeared only to be participating in the Chinese New Year custom.
“The wind was blowing (in) another direction and not towards your unit,” said one, whereas one other wrote, “They didn’t do anything wrong.”
Just a few even said that the netizen might merely nearer his window.
One gave this recommendation: “Well…I used to have such burning in my neighbourhood too. However, I just close my windows and door as I stay (on a lower floor). Just respect their practice and be kind to everyone.”