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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


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


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

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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


Calgary composting: green cart collection begins in northwest week of Aug. 14

The City of Calgary will begin collecting green cart composting bins from about 100,000 thousand homes in the city’s northwest this week.

Calgarians already use blue bins for recycling and black bins for their garbage. 245 more words


My Waste

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My Waste is an easy way to manage the proper disposal of your household refuse. 165 more words


Calgary homeowner trying to reject green bin told to be patient

The rollout for the green carts started in Calgary’s southwest communities Tuesday, but some of those who have received them are already frustrated with the composting program. 328 more words