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Feb 28th, 2010
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A report prepared by Lura Consulting for Zero Waste Simcoe lays out a road map to job creation by identifying and qualifying economic opportunities based on successful practices that have been demonstrated in other jurisdictions, and that show potential for Simcoe County. Eleven jurisdictions that ha...
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Feb 19th, 2010
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By Nicole Million Midland MirrorTINY TOWNSHIP – A Tiny Township man hoping to enter the political arena this fall is asking mayors and deputy mayors who still support Site 41 to stand up and be counted.Peter Davenport has started Politicians United Defending Dump’s Legal Existence (PUDDLE) in hopes o...
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Feb 17th, 2010
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Barrie Examiner editorialPublic trust is an integral ingredient to good government, but once lost is tough to regain. The County of Simcoe is discovering this as it attempts to develop a new waste management strategy. Three public open houses last week had a familiar theme. That would be Site 41, the...
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Feb 16th, 2010
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By Joanne Saunders Wasaga SunRepresentatives of Simcoe County’s Environmental Services and its waste management consultants kept their cool in the face of barbs thrown from area residents at a Feb. 9 public consultation on the county’s solid waste management strategy.While the county rece...
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Feb 16th, 2010
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By R. turgano thegreenpagesChatting with Gord McKay from Zero Waste Simcoe.Q. What is Zero Waste Simcoe and how did it come about? A. Zero Waste Simcoe is a grassroots organization dedicated to helping Simcoe County become a Zero Waste community. Its 200 plus members, from across the County, are read...
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Feb 16th, 2010
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From Gord McKay, of Zero Waste SimcoeThe County’s three public consultation sessions on our waste future have just wrapped up. Some 250 people attended, providing feedback through a formatted workbook and somewhat fractious Town Hall meetings. Much of the meeting time was devoted to Stantec, the Coun...
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Feb 16th, 2010
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By DOUGLAS GLYNN Barrie Examiner Simcoe County officials are having to overcome public trust issues as they try to move forward on ways to deal with garbage over the next two decades. That was apparent last Wednesday when the county and staff from Stantec Consulting hosted the last of three public op...
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Feb 15th, 2010
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchMIDLAND — For those at who talked to the Stantec team at their information panels during last week’s consultation sessions, the messaging was unmistakeable: incineration is the way to go.Not surprising. Stantec is the consultant on the Durham York incinerator, currentl...
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Feb 11th, 2010
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By Miriam King Bradford West Gwillimbury TimesStantec Consulting and the County of Simcoe were prepared for questions about proposed options for managing solid waste, at the first of 3 Public Open Houses, held Monday night at the Nottawasaga Inn. What they got from the 70-plus people in attendance we...
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Feb 11th, 2010
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By Matthew Talbot Innisfil Journal About 60 people turned out to the first in a series of three hastily prepared meetings to discuss the future of waste management in Simcoe County.Many of those in attendance at Monday night’s open house and meeting at the Nottawasaga Inn’s Crystal Ballro...