By adamg on Fri, 05/08/2020 - 9:35am
Because otherwise they're just going to sit there on the sidewalk until we get a good hard rain and then they all get flushed down into storm drains and then Boston will make the national news when they discover giant congealed blobs of latex gloves blocking the storm sewers. We know this because Boston Public Works has declared it's not picking up your nasty gloves lying on the side of the road. In response to a complaint about gloves piling up on Leyden Street in East Boston, Public Works declares:
At this time it is a health hazard for us and we cant touch them, we are covid 19 mode.