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Nov 27th, 2010
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By David Gonczol, The Ottawa Citizen November 22, 2010 OTTAWA — Opponents of a plan to build the largest waste-diversion and landfill site in Eastern Ontario have banded together to “dump the dump” just days after the project was announced last week.The proposed Capital Region Resource Recovery Cente...
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Nov 27th, 2010
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CBC News Tuesday, November 16, 2010 CBC News presents a series of stories that strip the plastic coating from the recycling myth and offers a surprising look at where our so-called reusable products end up. ...
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Nov 20th, 2010
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Letter to Simcoe.com November 14 2010PERKINSFIELD – Why do bean sprouts have to come pre-measured in a plastic bag? Same with sugar peas and snap peas. Why does cauliflower have to be wrapped in plastic, while broccoli doesn’t?I asked one of the store workers. The answer was, “It’s corporate. They de...
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Nov 20th, 2010
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Strict conditions imposed on Courtice facilityBy Keith Gilligan Durham Region.com Nov 19, 2010 DURHAM -- The provincial Environment Ministry has approved the energy-from-waste facility for Durham and York regions. ...
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Aug 5th, 2010
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By Richard Blanchard Innisfil Scope February 10 2010 It appears that Simcoe County’s creation of a new solid waste management policy is going to be an arduous process if Monday night’s first public consultation at the Nottawasaga Inn is any indication. The public information section of meeting, the f...
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Jul 26th, 2010
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Government looks at placing burden of blue box program solely on industryBy Tanya Talaga Toronto Star July 24 2010Plans to fully privatize the province’s blue box recycling program, saving municipalities up to $120 million a year, are in limbo due to the Stewardship Ontario fiasco, the Star has learn...
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Jul 14th, 2010
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Townships need to be kept informed Orangeville Citizen June 26 2010ALTHOUGH WE ACKNOWLEDGE that higher levels of government need to have a measure of control over most things for the common good, we are less than impressed by Queen’s Park’s apparent lack of respect for governments at the ...
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Jul 13th, 2010
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From Lake Ontario Waterkeeper — May 25 2010– Environment Canada has proposed the enactment of a Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulation to address the ongoing and serious problems caused by sewage pollution in Canadian waters. The most significant aspect of the proposed change is that the ...
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Jul 13th, 2010
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Comments in Toronto Star "the consumer is none the wiser” are a setback for all who rely upon public trustZero Waste Simcoe Chair Gord McKay has contacted  Gemma Zecchini, CEO of Ontario's Stewardship Ontario program regarding her comments in this news item Toronto Star Article – July 10, 2010  “Bury...
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Jul 13th, 2010
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CBC News July 12, 2010 Green bin material from other cities may be shipped to Ottawa. (CBC) The temporary closure of an organics recycling plant in southwestern Ontario could have an impact on Ottawa.Orgaworld has voluntarily shut down operations at its London, Ont., facility while it performs upgrad...