So simple it's complicated

I went to the Southampton Post Office today and after using the Digital Sales Terminal to send a package tried to throw out my receipt but one of the garbage cans was full.  I notified a postal worker about this and received this gem in response: “We empty all the little trashcans into that one throughout the day, so that when we close we only have to empty one trashcan.”  While I respect civil servants questing for efficiency, I believe there’s a shortfall in implementation.