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Green bin in the cards for London?

City politicians will be doing some trash talk this week.

Months after Queen’s Park released its Proposed Food and Organic Waste Framework, London’s civic works committee will meet to discuss how to best divert organic waste from the landfill. 454 more words

Environment

Green bin

For the first time ever our green bin is not overflowing. One day it could be empty.

Environment

Calgary composting: green cart collection begins in southeast week of Oct. 2

The City of Calgary will begin collecting green cart composting bins from homes in the city’s southeast the week of Oct. 2.

The move marks the final step in the city’s new green cart program, which spokesperson Philippa Wagner calls a “big milestone.” 177 more words

Canada

Calgary composting: green cart collection begins in northeast week of Sept. 4

The City of Calgary will begin collecting green cart composting bins from homes in the city’s northeast the week of Sept. 4.

“This year September marks both the start of fall and the start of a new garbage routine for northeast residents,” City of Calgary spokesperson Philippa Wagner said. 203 more words

Canada

Burnaby man claims city's waste management system poses health risks

One resident is urging the City of Burnaby to rethink the way it collects garbage, food waste in particular.

On Monday, Robert Harris noticed maggots squirming when he opened his green garbage bin that is meant for yard and kitchen waste. 271 more words

Canada

Solutions To Your Green Cart Problems

Unless you are living under a rock you should know that the City of Calgary has rolled out their new Green Cart program and everyone should have their green carts for composting by the end of September.   1,268 more words

Real Estate

Ontario looking at banning food waste in garbage

In five years time Ontarians may be putting out a whole lot less garbage at the curb.

A position paper from the province released this spring on how to reduce greenhouse gases calls for the possibility of banning food waste from landfills. 487 more words

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