Peel Region in Ontario recently endorsed plans to extend the duration of the Peel Organics Demonstration Project currently being conducted in select areas of Mississauga, Brampton and West Bolton. The project, which started in May 2002, was originally scheduled to end on January 31, 2003 and will now continue through until April 30, 2005. More than 1,700 households are participating.
This demonstration is providing the region with data to determine which program enhancements and collection services will assist in moving toward the long-term goal of diverting 70 per cent of waste from landfill by 2016.
(See the article “Peel’s Region-Wide Organics Collection”
in the August/September 2002 edition.)
For more information, call Brendan Smyth at 905-791-7800, ext. 4652