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Aug 24th, 2011
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Federal gas tax fund made it possible  Solid Waste & Recycline August 22 2011 The Regional Municipalities of Durham and York in Ontario recently broke ground on their new Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC), a state-of-the-art, energy-from-waste (EFW) facility that was made possible due to funding ...
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Aug 19th, 2011
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By Carola Vyhnak Toronto Star August 16 With shovels poised to dig in for Durham Region’s controversial garbage incinerator, opponents are reeling from the news that the builder has been fined $400,000 for polluting the air at one of its U.S. plants. Read more ...
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May 10th, 2011
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Escalating volume of highly toxic mercury being disposed of in household trash By LARRY TUTTLE Counterpunch May 9 2011 Sesame Street broadcasts started nearly two decades after my elementary school years. So like many adults, I watched Sesame Street with my children and grandson. A favorite segment a...
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Mar 2nd, 2011
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Ontario taxpayers take the waste and then pay for half the recycling costsNews release from Zero Waste Simcoe March 1 2011Local grassroots organization Zero Waste Simcoe thinks that since Ontario taxpayers subsidize one-half of the costs of provincial recycling then maybe they should have some say in...
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Mar 2nd, 2011
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By J. Keith  Ritchie Zero Waste Simcoe February 28 2011Zero Waste Simcoe’s newest member is a “green company” and is a major contributor to our cause.  Atlas BLOCK is a Victoria Harbour business, family held for 60 years and now operates also in Brockville, and their new “state of the art” plant in H...
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Mar 1st, 2011
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Plus  Good Neighbours: Winning Community Support for a Composting Plant in GuelphBy Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe March 1 2011There are two good articles in the current digital edition of Solid Waste & Recycling: One is an editorial by Guy Crittenden on how Nestle and Coca-Cola are trying to redefine Ext...
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Feb 19th, 2011
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ROHES also manages nine lacoons in Simcoe CountyBy Chris Halliday Orangeville Banner Feb 16, 2011 The second punch in the dispute over a lagoon purchase agreement has the Town of Orangeville calling its opponent’s case without merit.  Claiming the town’s termination of a $7 million lagoon purchase on...
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Feb 18th, 2011
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Can Ontario see the goal for the garbage?News release from Zero Waste Simcoe Feb 16 2011 Zero Waste Simcoe Chair Gord McKay is concerned about how the topic of waste will be spun in the upcoming Ontario provincial election....
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Feb 16th, 2011
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Letter to the Toronto Star Feb. 11 2011We need more than an “adult conversation” about waste. We need to grow up. Our society has been consuming and disposing for decades as if we were the only species and the only generation....
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Jan 29th, 2011
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By Bruce Hain Innisfil Journal Jan 27, 2011INNISFIL — An Innisfil Heights company once thought to be symbolic of the town’s emerging industrial growth strategy is now in the hands of a court-appointed receiver.Poraver North America Ltd. opened a multi-million dollar plant in June 2007 in the Doral Bu...