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Earth Day is celebrated around the world on April 22. The first Earth Day was held in the United States in 1970 and was organized by Senator Gaylord Nelson. The first Canadian Earth Day was celebrated in 1980, and in 1990 … Continue reading
Learn how Blue Boxes and GreenCarts are manufactured in Ontario by ORBIS. In 2013, Halton Region is hosting Blue Box Pick-up Events where Halton residents will be able to get a new larger Blue Box.
Happy holidays from the HaltonRecycles team — John, Nicole W., Allison, Walter, Ben, Joyce, Shirley, Nicole M., Andrea and Stacey! Wishing you a joyful, fun and “green” holiday. We’ll be back blogging, tweeting, pinning and videoing in January 2013!
It’s the holiday season, and as that old song goes, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year!” It’s a time for gathering with family and friends, taking part in celebrations, sharing delicious meals, and giving gifts. Unfortunately, along with all … Continue reading
On Halloween, the Halton Waste Management Site was haunted by more than just waste — ghosts and ghouls, pirates and rock stars, soldiers and kings, fashion faux-pas and zombies — all made an appearance. Happy Halloween!
Over 600 Halton residents visited the Halton Waste Management Site on Saturday, September 29, 2012 to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Site’s opening. Guests took part in tours of the landfill, got to climb aboard heavy equipment like the … Continue reading
We’re having a summer barbeque, and we’re offering you some tips to help reduce the environmental footprint of your next event!
Thursday, February 9, 2012 was National Sweater Day, a day organized by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) encouraging all Canadians to take action against climate change by turning down the heat in their homes, schools and businesses. The HaltonRecycles team, and other … Continue reading
Wishing you and your family a joyful, peaceful and happy holiday! from your friends at the HaltonRecycles team Stacey, Andrea, Nicole L., Shirley, Nicole M., Ben, Walter, Allison, John, & Nicole W.
Halton Recycles will start blogging on September 19, 2011. We’re excited to share interesting stories about Halton’s waste management programs, and to profile the recycling and composting champions in our community. In the meantime, visit Halton Region’s website for information on … Continue reading