On Friday, March 23, 2007, the Region of Peel officially launched its new Organics Recycling Program at the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility in Brampton. The event featured demonstration of the new curbside bin available to more than 285,000 households that receive curbside waste collection.
Dignitaries in attendance included: Denis Flangan, HGTV host and Manager, Membership Services for Landscape Ontario; John Vidan, Director, Waste Policy at the Ministry of the Environment; “Binny” — the Region of Peel mascot; Susan Antler, Executive Director, Composting Council of Canada; and Emil Kolb, Regional Chair.
The program, which begins on Monday, April 2, 2007, in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga, and the Town of Caledon, will help the region reach its goal of diverting 70 per cent of waste from landfill by 2016.
For more information, contact Jennifer Kitchen at 905-632-4981.