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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

City Of Toronto

New raccoon-resistant green bins coming soon to Toronto

Torontonians should begin depositing their organic waste in larger raccoon-resistant green bins sometime next year after city council awarded a $31-million contract to a California company. 352 more words


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


Toronto's new green bins to feature 'raccoon resistant' latch

Toronto’s new green bins will likely receive a tiny thumbs down from the city’s raccoon community.

Municipal staff are recommending the city replace its existing compost bins… 395 more words