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  • Solid Waste Management Plan Survey Available On Ottawa.ca
    Have you filled out the Solid Waste Master Plan (SWMP) survey on Engage Ottawa? Please let the City know what is important to you when it comes to waste management and encourage your family and friends to participate as well! Completing  the survey will only take 10 to 15 minutes, but the input you provide may have a lasting impact on future practices and policies in Ottawa.
  • Compost Council of Canada
    The Compost Council of Canada is a national non-profit, member-driven organization with a charter to advocate and advance organics residuals recycling and compost use. It serves as the central resource and network for the compost industry in Canada and, through its members, contributes to the environmental sustainability of the communities in which they operate.
  • Banning Single Use Plastics In Canada
    From Canada.ca News release December 21, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario “Plastic pollution litters our beaches, parks, streets, shorelines and other places Canadians value. It is harmful to our nature and wildlife and Canadians are demanding action. That is why the Government of Canada is moving forward with a comprehensive plan to address plastic pollution inContinue reading “Banning Single Use Plastics In Canada”
  • Lax Recycling Rules for Industry
    From the Ottawa Citizen… Lax recycling rules for industry described as the ‘missing piece’ in Ontario’s waste management problem November 24, 2021 To read the full story…https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/lax-recycling-rules-for-industry-described-as-the-missing-piece-in-ontarios-waste-management-problem
  • Ontario Enhancing Blue Box Program
    TORONTO — Following extensive consultations, the Ontario government is improving blue box recycling by expanding service to more communities, standardizing the list of materials that can be recycled across the province and saving municipalities money by making producers of products and packaging fully responsible for the cost and operation of the program.

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Compost Council of Canada

The Compost Council of Canada is a national non-profit, member-driven organization with a charter to advocate and advance organics residuals recycling and compost use. It serves as the central resource and network for the compost industry in Canada and, through its members, contributes to the environmental sustainability of the communities in which they operate.

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Info on Waste Reduction Week In Canada

Waste Reduction Week in Canada is a year-round program, focused on the principles of circular economy, resource efficiency, and waste reduction. The program’s primary purpose is to celebrate our environmental efforts and achievements while encouraging new innovative ideas and solutions. The celebratory nature of the campaign is what motivates learning and behaviour change.

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