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Saskatoon city council also discussed the fact that these low-grade food-related plastics were also responsible for significant amounts of contamination in the recycling bin. more

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The intention of the charter would be to persuade the world's richest and most industrialized countries to adopt strict goals for plastics recycling and waste reduction. more

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Ontario

The city is working with Union Gas to cut a fuel deal and decide on an appropriate refuelling location. more

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Winnipeg’s waste and water committee is recommending the City enter into an 10-year $8.9-million recycling contract with Canada Fibers Ltd. more

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The new program that begins March 2018 will include an environmental handling fee of $0.25 per kilogram, which will be paid at the point of purchase effective November 1, 2018. more

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“Every dollar of the increased revenue will be reinvested to ensure we are improving services for companies and local governments, while we enhance environmental protection,” said George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. more

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Gatineau

City of Gatineau

New 120-litre solid waste bin would be maximum amount of waste allowed curbside as of July 15, 2018. Compostable materials will now be banned in the curbside waste bin, as well as bulky waste and construction residues. more

Blue Box program concerns worked out through the transition

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Two new legislative acts for Ontario will have a significant impact on how waste is managed in the province over the short, medium and long term. more

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Edmonton

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The city closed the composting facility in October 2017 because of a structural issue with the ceiling panels of the aeration hall, which made worker safety a concern. more

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Sea to Sky Removal

More than half of the construction materials that end up in landfills could be reused or recycled, says S2SR, whose crews hand-sort and hand-load all materials – a process called 'live-loading'. more

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