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Port au Port man treks 750 km, just to recycle

Date March 29, 2016 Author Jason Smith Categories News

The inability to recycle plastics in his hometown of Port au Port hasn't stopped Chris Soper from finding a way to keep his plastic waste out of the landfill. "It sounds crazy, but I've literally...

Packaged avocados raise concerns among consumers

Date March 15, 2016 Author Jason Smith Categories News

Tue, Mar 15: Sobeys sells ‘Calvalo Avocado Halves’ as part of a pilot program in Ontario, but consumers say the product doesn’t cut it. Mark McAllister reports. More from Global News.

Tory wants waste-diverting condo to be model for city

Date March 11, 2016 Author Jason Smith Categories News

Mayor John Tory wants to spread the waste diversion lessons from a Scarborough condominium to highrises across Toronto. Tory, Councillor Raymond Cho and some staff visited Mayfair on the...

Knowledge Sessions 2015

Date September 29, 2015 Author Jason Smith Categories News

Knowledge Sessions 2015A showcase series to support performance improvement in waste reduction   Series Sponsor   Upcoming Sessions   Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015Allstream Centre Ontario's Waste...

Plastic Bag Grab challenge winners 2017

Date July 12, 2015 Author Lucy Robinson Categories News

The Plastic Bag Grab challenge is a national program for elementary schools across Canada that promotes the 3Rs through awareness and action. Schools in each province/territory are offered tools...

2013 Ontario residential waste diversion rate

Date February 27, 2015 Author Jason Smith Categories News

Ontario municipalities that collect Blue Box materials from its residents submit collection data to Waste Diversion Ontario (WDO) – a non-crown corporation that provides oversight for the...

Going waste-free is as easy as 1, 2, 3

Date January 21, 2015 Author Jason Smith Categories News

Going waste-free is as easy as 1, 2, 3: Reduce, reuse, recycle TORONTO, ON (Jan. 21, 2015) More than 115,000 Ontario students demonstrated their environmental leadership by reducing their lunch...

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