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Grassroots initiative aims to tackle Guelph’s food waste problem

Date February 2, 2017 Author Lucy Robinson Categories News

An untold amount of food is wasted by local grocery stores and restaurants every day. Meanwhile, community food pantries and food banks continue to put out the call for donations in order to meet the ever-present demand for food for people in need. It is this situation that prompted Laurie Garbutt to start a petition asking city council to create a committee that would work on a food waste bylaw. While she’s not sure how much food is being wasted locally, she knows there are stores that...

Proposed Transitional Operating Agreement Between Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority

Date January 11, 2017 Author Jason Smith Categories News

The Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act overhauled Waste Diversion Ontario to become the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RPRA) with a variety of responsibilities: providing oversight developing and operating a data clearinghouse; undertaking compliance and enforcement related to the new producer responsibility regime; supervising compliance and enforcement related to existing waste diversion programs and their wind-up under the Waste Diversion Transition Act. The...

Proposed Transitional Operating Agreement Between Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority

Date January 11, 2017 Author Jason Smith Categories News

The Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act overhauled Waste Diversion Ontario to become the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RPRA) with a variety of responsibilities: providing oversight developing and operating a data clearinghouse; undertaking compliance and enforcement related to the new producer responsibility regime; supervising compliance and enforcement related to existing waste diversion programs and their wind-up under the Waste Diversion Transition Act. The...

Strategy for a Waste-Free Ontario

Date December 19, 2016 Author Jason Smith Categories News

Proposed Strategy for a Waste-Free Ontario The Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016 requires the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change to develop and maintain the Strategy for a Waste-Free Ontario: Building the Circular Economy to support the provincial interest in having a system of resource recovery and waste reduction.   The Government of Ontario has now re-released the proposed strategy for further...

Strategy for a Waste-Free Ontario

Date December 19, 2016 Author Jason Smith Categories News

Proposed Strategy for a Waste-Free Ontario The Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016 requires the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change to develop and maintain the Strategy for a Waste-Free Ontario: Building the Circular Economy to support the provincial interest in having a system of resource recovery and waste reduction.   The Government of Ontario has now re-released the proposed strategy for further...


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