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Nov 24th, 2018
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From Michael Douglas Concerned Citizens of Ramara Both the Ramara Township and the City of Kawartha Lakes Fill Bylaws were updated over the past month, as each of the municipalities’ response to addressing the spreading problem of large-scale soil dumping. So far the protective measures of thes...
Oct 31st, 2018
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Plastic bag afloat in ocean Simcoe County, members of public must be involved in decision, says Bradford West Gwillimbury council by: Jenni Dunning Barrie Today October 7 2018 The saying “paper or plastic?” could one day be a thing of the past in Bradford West Gwillimbury, as town council recently ac...
Oct 22nd, 2018
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Illustration from Plastic Ocean: A Film About Microplastics From EurekAlert Microplastics have been found in the human food chain as particles made of polypropylene (PP), polyethylene-terephthalate (PET) and others were detected in human stools, research presented today at the 26th UEG Week in Vienna...
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Oct 12th, 2018
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Oct 10th, 2018
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These are the top 10 plastic items found during shoreline cleanups across Canada on Sept. 15. (Greenpeace Canada) Recyclability doesn’t seem to help keep trash out of waterways, Greenpeace audit finds By Emily Chung CBC News Much of the plastic trash cleaned up from Canadian shorelines by volun...
Sep 26th, 2018
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  AWARE News Network We’re saddened to report the passing of Bert Reynolds, a stalwart of the 2009 Stop Dump Site 41 resistance Bert died peacefully on Monday, September 10, 2018 at his home in Penetanguishene, Ontario at the age of 91. Bert is survived by his devoted wife of 37 years, Lin...
Sep 25th, 2018
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from the Cheese Guy On Friday 28th of September Celebrate Autumn under the stars! Live music with Hillsdale favourites Vince and Silvia Marcheson plus the Thursday Songwriters Collective. Show starts at 6pm sharp. Hot apple cider will be on the menu along with snacks! Feel free to bring whatever you ...
Sep 16th, 2018
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MPP Doug Downey, shown with Karen White, owner of Bridle Tree Farm which hosted the corn roast, and Cindy Mercer of Friends of Simcoe Forests, presents a certificate to honour those who protect our forests. From Friends of Simcoe Forests Saturday September 8 was the Friends of Simcoe Forests 2018 Cor...
Jul 12th, 2018
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Infinitum recycling plant in Fetsund, Norway -Guardian photo A bottle deposit hub on the outskirts of Oslo has had a stream of high-level international visitors. Can its success be replicated worldwide? By Matthew Taylor The Guardian Tens of thousands of brightly coloured plastic drinks bottles tumbl...
Jul 4th, 2018
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Notice from County of Simcoe Notice of Adoption Simcoe County OPA 2 TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the County of Simcoe enacted By-law No. 6754 to adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 2 to the Official Plan for the County of Simcoe on the 26th of June, 2018, pursuant to Section 17 and 21 of [&helli...