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Calgary’s green cart composting program to start in June 2017

The City of Calgary announced Thursday that Calgary’s green cart composting program will begin rolling out in June with all eligible homes ready to start their service by the fall. 443 more words

Canada

1st Break 2nd Break

One trait of a successful blog is content.  This new segment will be broken up in two parts.  1st Break, which focusing on articles & news related to mental health.   564 more words

Mental Health

City politicians approve public engagement project on waste reduction

A committee of city council has approved a two-year public engagement project on waste reduction in the city.

London is well off new provincial targets for waste diversion. 194 more words

Environment

Replacing Saran Wrap

Check out the cool product I found at the One of a Kind Show in Toronto! A beeswax-based food wrap.

In my quest to reduce plastic I did not know what to do with all those ‘half-used’ foods. 166 more words

All About... Recycling at Quantum South

Recycling is good for everyone – it lowers the cost to residents for garbage pickup, as waste is diverted from landfill, helps keep our taxes lower, since the City doesn’t need to find additional landfill site, and benefits the planet! 393 more words

Battery Recycling

Recycle, Recycle, Recycle

Recycling materials such as plastic and paper can dramatically reduce energy use and carbon emissions.

In order to create plastic bottles and cardboard boxes, manufacturers need to extract the raw material and then the material is processed and molded through a manufacturing line to create the final product. 184 more words