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Torontonians No Longer Taking Garbage For Granted

Date July 27, 2009 Author Jason Smith Categories Media Releases

Torontonians No Longer Taking Garbage For Granted Jul 27, 2009 TORONTO, July 27 – Seven weeks of growing garbage piles due to the City of Toronto civic strike seems to have had at least one positive outcome – it has reminded Canadians to think about the 3Rs before they consume. According to a recent survey conducted by AskingCanadians.com on behalf of the Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO), 68 per cent of Torontonians took measures to reduce their waste during the strike. The goal now...

Torontonians No Longer Taking Garbage For Granted

Date July 27, 2009 Author Jason Smith Categories Media Releases

Torontonians No Longer Taking Garbage For Granted Jul 27, 2009 TORONTO, July 27 – Seven weeks of growing garbage piles due to the City of Toronto civic strike seems to have had at least one positive outcome – it has reminded Canadians to think about the 3Rs before they consume. According to a recent survey conducted by AskingCanadians.com on behalf of the Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO), 68 per cent of Torontonians took measures to reduce their waste during the strike. The goal now...

WRW in Canada announces Oscar the Grouch as new face of waste reduction

Date September 18, 2008 Author Jason Smith Categories Media Releases

WRW in Canada announces Oscar the Grouch as new face of waste reduction Sep 18, 2008 WASTE REDUCTION WEEK (WRW) GETS GREENER AND MEANER TORONTO - September 18, 2008 - Today, Sesame Street’s beloved Oscar the Grouch was announced as the new spokes-Muppet for Waste Reduction Week in Canada (WRW).  The grumpy, garbage-loving Muppet has teamed up with the WRW Program to promote its ‘waste-free’ goals and appeal to children and adults alike through a media campaign running from October...

WRW in Canada announces Oscar the Grouch as new face of waste reduction

Date September 18, 2008 Author Jason Smith Categories Media Releases

WRW in Canada announces Oscar the Grouch as new face of waste reduction Sep 18, 2008 WASTE REDUCTION WEEK (WRW) GETS GREENER AND MEANER TORONTO - September 18, 2008 - Today, Sesame Street’s beloved Oscar the Grouch was announced as the new spokes-Muppet for Waste Reduction Week in Canada (WRW).  The grumpy, garbage-loving Muppet has teamed up with the WRW Program to promote its ‘waste-free’ goals and appeal to children and adults alike through a media campaign running from October...

Retailers in the Sault Ste Marie Take Action to Reduce Plastic Shopping Bag Waste

Date September 12, 2008 Author Jason Smith Categories Media Releases

Retailers in the Sault Ste Marie Take Action to Reduce Plastic Shopping Bag Waste Sep 12, 2008 SAULT STE. MARIE - On September 12, more than 50 merchants and organizations in the Sault, will begin doing their part to reduce plastic bag waste by participating in a six month pilot project aimed at promoting reusable shopping bags. The project, lead by the Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) and funded by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, is implemented through a partnership with the City...


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