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Calgary councillors delay green cart composting fees until 2018

Calgarians are being given a break on their upcoming green cart fees.

City council members voted unanimously on Tuesday to waive a $6.50 monthly fee that homeowners will have to pay when the composting program is introduced in January 2017. 189 more words

Canada

Hot sauce may help: Toronto's new raccoon-proof green bins all chewed up

It seems Toronto’s new green bins aren’t so animal-proof after all — but have you tried using hot sauce?

A resident in Scarborough recently tweeted photographs to Global News showing the damage just days after the new bins were rolled out. 311 more words

Canada

Wheelie bin collection cuts will still go ahead

Cutbacks in bin collections have not yet come into effect, Argyll and Bute Council has confirmed.

But the reductions in service which were announced as part of the… 219 more words

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Recycle - Sembawang

Today in Singapore, as I went down to dump a bag of recyclables, I realized that having these bins so easily accessible is a relatively new thing. 83 more words

Singapore

City's legal battle with Orgaworld still festers, committee told

The city and Orgaworld remain locked in litigation, Ottawa’s audit committee heard Thursday. And until the legal wrangling is exhausted, it’s unlikely the city will be able to reopen a contract that is costing millions of dollars more than it should. 386 more words

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