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Solid Waste Bylaw amended to allow for $100 fine for businesses and multi-unit residences

Vancouver residents and businesses are now subject to a $100 fine for failing to provide a plan to dispose of food waste.

On Oct. 14, City Council amended the Solid Waste Bylaw to include the requirement of a “Food Waste Diversion Plan” and the $100 fine.  140 more words

East Van. The Blog.

Environmental Concerns of Landfilling Biosolids

Wastewater treatment facilities produce biosolids as a final by-product of the treatment process. The term “biosolids” was crafted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to promote the idea of recycling sewage sludge. 263 more words

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So you Just flushed where does it go? ( Part two)

Ocean Waste Water Treatment Plant in San Francisco treats 20% of

San Francisco’s Waste Water..

Its a newer plant and the Waste Water  it is treated underground, which helps with oder control. 147 more words

San Francisco

New License Issuances – August 2014

Congratulations to all of our newly certified drinking water, wastewater and solid waste operators! During the month of August, the Division of Compliance Assistance’s Certification and Licensing Branch staff issued 32 drinking water licenses and 37 wastewater licenses. 39 more words


Taking out the trash, Houston style

The City of Houston, America’s fourth largest city, not known as a “green” city, is slowly adding traditional, curbside recycling to some neighborhoods. I see green recycling bins and black waste bins on the curb as I drive about. 264 more words


Is Recycling a Political Statement?

From the City of Kirkland, Washington’s Environmental Services Blog. John MacGillivray is the Solid Waste Programs Lead in the Public Works Department. He is not a known relation of the venerated Jacobite… 671 more words