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Toronto's new green bins to feature 'raccoon resistant' latch

Toronto’s new green bins will likely receive a furry thumbs down from the city’s raccoon community.

According to a recent staff report, the latest incarnation of the compost container will feature a “raccoon resistant latch” and more than twice the capacity of the current 45-litre bins. 87 more words


Minneapolis To Offer Organics Recycling

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The city of Minneapolis is rolling out organics recycling for those interested in the option.

That means residents will be able to toss things like food scraps, chop sticks and pizza boxes into new, green-colored carts. 329 more words


Neighbors clear fallen branches for Kapahulu homeowner

What a difference a few helping hands can make.

A viewer alerted KHON2 via Report It to an eyesore and a fire hazard sitting on a Kapahulu sidewalk. 339 more words


York Region's organic waste travels hundreds of kilometres to Ottawa, London

Every week residents of York Region diligently bring their organic green bin to the curb; the contents are dumped into trucks and then hauled hundreds of kilometres away to be processed. 944 more words


Garbage: a better way to meet our goal

Many people in Rideau-Goulbourn are concerned about the Orgaworld (green bin) contract, and about changes that have been made to Ottawa’s waste management services.

As a citizen of the City of Ottawa, and a resident of Rideau-Goulbourn, I would support a three-phase approach to waste management as follows: 330 more words


Letter: Garbage, green bin ideas stink

Re: Property owners slate’ pledges an end to green bins, return of weekly garbage collection, Oct. 7.

I am dumbfounded after reading that some candidates for city council support the idea that we should return to weekly garbage pickup, and that there is a slate of 15 candidates whose top two issues are a return to weekly pickup and scrapping the green bin. 75 more words


Ottawa Votes: Some truths on trash: What you need to know before Oct. 27

The tweet took most people by surprise.

Kanata North Coun. Marianne Wilkinson announced via social media that she would “seek weekly garbage pickup during summer months, and help residents adjust to the use of the green bin if elected.” 1,797 more words

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