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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


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


Neighbors clear fallen branches for Kapahulu homeowner

What a difference a few helping hands can make.

A viewer alerted KHON2 via Report It to an eyesore and a fire hazard sitting on a Kapahulu sidewalk. 339 more words


York Region's organic waste travels hundreds of kilometres to Ottawa, London

Every week residents of York Region diligently bring their organic green bin to the curb; the contents are dumped into trucks and then hauled hundreds of kilometres away to be processed. 944 more words


Garbage: a better way to meet our goal

Many people in Rideau-Goulbourn are concerned about the Orgaworld (green bin) contract, and about changes that have been made to Ottawa’s waste management services.

As a citizen of the City of Ottawa, and a resident of Rideau-Goulbourn, I would support a three-phase approach to waste management as follows: 330 more words


Letter: Garbage, green bin ideas stink

Re: Property owners slate’ pledges an end to green bins, return of weekly garbage collection, Oct. 7.

I am dumbfounded after reading that some candidates for city council support the idea that we should return to weekly garbage pickup, and that there is a slate of 15 candidates whose top two issues are a return to weekly pickup and scrapping the green bin. 75 more words