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The Dirt on Waste

What do I do with my grass clippings after I mow the lawn? Can I put that into the green bin? Is plastic blue bin material? 205 more words

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Super Duper Double Compost Fail

We operate two different compost bins and they were both absolute disasters last week.

I’m only able to write about it now because I’m finally starting to recover from the experience. 344 more words


Metro Vancouver's organics ban will be enforced starting July 1

WATCH: Tomorrow, Metro Vancouver begins enforcing the organics ban that took effect on New Year’s Day. Elaine Yong has a report on how we are doing so far and what will happen if you don’t comply. 354 more words


Next generation green bin proposed

The current green bin program is an ecological and financial benefit to the City but it does have its drawbacks – they can be damaged during waste collection and they attract urban wildlife such as racoons. 129 more words

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Metro Vancouver condos discovering unique challenges in composting

WATCH: Elaine Yong reports on some unpleasant problems some condos are having with mandatory composting, and how to avoid them.

It’s four months into Metro Vancouver’s new rules around… 272 more words


Raccoon-proof green bins on public works agenda

WATCH: According to the city, “Toronto residents with curbside collection will get the next generation Green Bin with improved animal resistant features.”

TORONTO – Raccoon-proof green bins and 30 kilometres per hour speed limits are just some of the items on the agenda at Toronto’s public works committee meeting Thursday. 343 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