Despite Markham’s high waste diversion rates, illegal garbage dumping still remains a problem.
Illegal dumping is happening all over the city — on the side of the road, in public parks, on vacant lands and on public streets and boulevards.
“It’s not an epidemic,” said the city’s acting bylaw and regulatory services manager Chris Alexander.
“We see it in cycles. We see a lot in the spring cleaning season and over the summer months when construction is at its peak.” read more >>