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Zero Waste

August 6, 2009

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Last Friday, I signed the contract for the new Organics Processing Facility. We still need Ministry approval to proceed but the signing was the culmination of two years of intensive work to get this facility reopened. Sometimes it is easy to get so involved in the detailed due diligence and technical work that you lose […]

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More on zero waste

June 16, 2008

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There was an article in this weekend’s Saturday Globe and Mail by John Barber on the subject of zero waste.  The Ontario Zero Waste Coalition was launched at a Niagara Falls conference last week.  Guy Crittenden, editor of Solid Waste magazine was quoted in the article as saying “(W)hy on earth should municipalities pay for industry’s […]

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Zero Waste

May 29, 2008

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What does zero waste mean to you?  Can it be achieved?  Does that even matter? The Waste Management Master Plan Committee will be proposing that we embrace a vision of zero waste for our community.  An ambitious vision and perhaps not achievable.  But the question the committee has been asking is, if we don’t set a strong, […]

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