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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


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

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


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


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