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The State of Michigan Takes Ownership for Improving Poor Recycling Performance

WMEAC was an active participant in the Governor’s recycling stakeholder group tasked with moving Michigan forward around a comprehensive recycling plan.  The group could not solve the big issues around funding, recycling incentives, and the bottle bill, but stakeholders did come together on a host of issues that represent a serious step forward. 1,156 more words

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Dog Waste Diversion

Nearly 500 tonnes of dog waste is deposited in regional parks every year, and a million plastic bags end up in the waste stream. A new project in regional parks however, is providing new, eco-friendly improvements in dog waste disposal.

New License Issuances – March 2014

Congratulations to all of our newly certified drinking water and wastewater operators! During the month of March, the Division of Compliance Assistance’s Certification and Licensing Branch staff issued 39 drinking water licenses and eight wastewater licenses. 36 more words

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Cleaning Up the Mess

Back a few years ago when people here in Port Arthur, myself included, were experiencing difficulties in having our household garbage picked up, I became aware that Solis Waste truck drivers who spill trash and garbage onto the ground while in the act of emptying toters are supposed to clean up what was spilled.   58 more words

Jefferson County Beer Party

Glenbrook Zero Waste

Tracking their waste proved to be an eye-opening experience for the Glenbrook residents who took on the Zero Waste Challenge. See how how they reduced their impact on the waste stream through some simple and easy changes in the household routine.

City of Tampa Household Chemical and Electronics Collection this Saturday

Tampa, Fla. (April 1, 2014) – The 2014 City of Tampa Household Chemical and Electronics Collection event for residential customers will be held on Saturday,

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Metro Vancouver Close Up - Episode #1

In this episode of Metro Vancouver Close Up: District Energy in the City of Richmond; the Brunette Greenway in New Westminster; Zero Waste at the Township of Langley Events Centre, and the Regional Food System Roundtable in the City of Coquitlam.