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Environment Commissioner's report confirms Ontario's growing waste problem

Date November 30, 2011 Author Jason Smith Categories Media Releases

TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2011 /CNW/ - The Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) applauds the Environment Commissioner for making a series of recommendations in a Report released yesterday that will help deal with Ontario's growing waste problem. According to Statistics Canada, Ontario generates more than 1000 kg of waste per person per year, despite having several policies and regulations that mandate more recycling. "The Ministry of the Environment has many policies and regulations that it can use to...

Environment Commissioner's report confirms Ontario's growing waste problem

Date November 30, 2011 Author Jason Smith Categories Media Releases

TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2011 /CNW/ - The Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) applauds the Environment Commissioner for making a series of recommendations in a Report released yesterday that will help deal with Ontario's growing waste problem. According to Statistics Canada, Ontario generates more than 1000 kg of waste per person per year, despite having several policies and regulations that mandate more recycling. "The Ministry of the Environment has many policies and regulations that it can use to...

Better Waste Reduction and Diversion Performance – Now Certified!

Date October 20, 2011 Author Jason Smith Categories Media Releases

New 3RCertified Initiative – Offers Businesses and Institutions the Chance to Demonstrate Their Commitment to 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) Principles – First Program Of Its Kind in North America TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2011 /CNW/ - With more than 60% of the solid waste sent to Ontario landfills coming from the institutional, commercial and industrial (IC&I) sectors, the time is right to offer businesses and institutions a real and meaningful incentive to improve their performance in the areas...

Better Waste Reduction and Diversion Performance – Now Certified!

Date October 20, 2011 Author Jason Smith Categories Media Releases

New 3RCertified Initiative – Offers Businesses and Institutions the Chance to Demonstrate Their Commitment to 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) Principles – First Program Of Its Kind in North America TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2011 /CNW/ - With more than 60% of the solid waste sent to Ontario landfills coming from the institutional, commercial and industrial (IC&I) sectors, the time is right to offer businesses and institutions a real and meaningful incentive to improve their performance in the areas...

Ontario loses another Blue Box champion

Date October 17, 2011 Author Jason Smith Categories Announcements

It is Waste Reduction Week in Canada and the time when we traditionally celebrate the champions of waste diversion and recycling across all sectors. This year we are not only toasting our current award winners and saluting our program participants but, sadly, we are also paying tribute to the achievements of those who’ve gone before us. This year we lost two of our own. At the end of January we said goodbye to Jack McGinnis: one of RCO’s most loyal friends and colleagues and one of...


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