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Cancelling green bin contract 'the wrong thing' for Ottawa: Orgaworld

Days after a damning audit blamed senior staffers for mismanaging the city’s Orgaworld contract, the composting company is asking the city to not sever ties. 270 more words

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Orgaworld releases statement about arbitration and audit

It’s a few days late — and most of the media already has quotes from the company — but green-bin composting company has put out a statement about both the arbitration ruling over the three-year contract dispute between the city and Orgaworld that the city more-or-less won. 520 more words

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City heading into another arbitration with Orgaworld

Fresh off its win from one arbitration with Orgaworld, the city is headed into another dispute with the organics processing company: The city doesn’t believe the Orgaworld facility can really handle the maximum green-bin compostables called for in the contract. 498 more words

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Analysis: Expect plastics in green bins to be on Ottawa's 2015 agenda

If you’ve always wanted to use plastic bags in your green bin to keep the summer maggots out of sight, you may just be in luck. 569 more words

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Chianello: Damning Orgaworld audit shows staff misled council

It is difficult to imagine a more damning denouncement of city staff’s incompetence than the audit delivered by Ken Hughes at City Hall examining the Orgaworld contract. 824 more words

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Orgaworld arbitration is just the beginning — wait until next week's audit report

That the city came out on top of a long-standing dispute with Orgaworld is undeniably good news.

An arbitration ruling, released to the public this week, dismissed the waste management company’s $1.3-million claim against the city. 706 more words

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City of Ottawa wins Orgaworld waste contract arbitration

The City of Ottawa has come out on the winning side of virtually every key question in its years-long dispute with organics company Orgaworld — including the ability to include leaf and yard waste in the green-bin program and ending the practice of taxpayers having to pay twice to have some of their waste processed. 585 more words

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