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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


Recycle - Sembawang

Today in Singapore, as I went down to dump a bag of recyclables, I realized that having these bins so easily accessible is a relatively new thing. 83 more words


City's legal battle with Orgaworld still festers, committee told

The city and Orgaworld remain locked in litigation, Ottawa’s audit committee heard Thursday. And until the legal wrangling is exhausted, it’s unlikely the city will be able to reopen a contract that is costing millions of dollars more than it should. 386 more words

Local News

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

City Of Toronto

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