Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fall Gardening Tips and Tricks

Fall is in the air!  Literally.  You see it in the crisp mornings and shorter days, and as Halton turns into a beautiful spectacle of reds, oranges and yellows, everyone is getting ready to hunker down for the longer days … Continue reading

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A Waste in Space

I was delivering recycling workshops at an elementary school recently and a boy in grade 3 asked me “why don’t we blast our garbage into space?” This was not the first time I’ve been asked this. I responded that it … Continue reading

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Special Waste Drop-Off Day

I was talking with my neighbour and the conversation drifted to fall cleaning, and what to do with an old TV sitting in their basement. As a staff member of Halton’s Waste Management Services team, this is one of the … Continue reading

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Welcome to HaltonRecycles!

Well the day has finally arrived!  Halton Region Waste Management Services is proud to launch our social media program, including this blog and our Twitter feed. When we began developing this new program, we were asked, “what will you blog or tweet … Continue reading

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