What a party! The Halton Waste Management Site celebrates 20 years

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 dozer, paint a fish for our Stream of Dreams mural, take in exhibits by Emterra Group, Orange Drop and Recycle Your Electronics, enjoy a barbeque provided by the Lions Club of Milton, and enjoy a delicious anniversary cake!

A big “thank you” to all of our guests who helped make this event such a positive success.  You can read more about the 20th anniversary in this Toronto Star article.

Did you attend the 20th anniversary event this past weekend?  If so, please share the highlights of your visit with us!

Anna Maria (10), Sebastian (10) and Andrea (8) are Honorary Landfill Technicians

Charlie (7) and Max (5) are ready to work

Guests get ready for a tour of the Halton Waste Management Site

James (3) and Kate (3) paint a fish for our Stream of Dreams mural.

Shirley, Big Blue, Gabriel (4), Luke (2) and Carrie-Lynn celebrate by the recycling display

Guests with Milton Mayor Gord Krantz, Milton Local Councillor (Ward 6) Mike Cluett, Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr, and Director of Waste Management Services Rob Rivers as the cake is cut.

Xena the hawk is keeping watch

Guests learn about recycling and enjoy the barbeque — it was quite a crowd

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Encouraging the 3Rs – reduce, reuse, recycle – for all residents, schools and businesses in Halton Region, Ontario, Canada. By recycling and composting more, we help extend the life of Halton's landfill, protecting the environment.
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5 Responses to What a party! The Halton Waste Management Site celebrates 20 years

  1. Carrie-Lynn says:

    What a great event! My boys loved seeing the recycling and garbage trucks up close. We had such a fun time! Thank you.

    • Lori says:

      My daughter enjoyed the event as well — she is still talking about the tour and all the insightful information about the science behind waste management. My 9- year old is now a spokesperson for the 3R’s and protecting our streams and rivers! Great event, very organized and informative – not to mention great food, activities and treats!

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  3. Owen Howard says:

    This was a very nice effort of celebration with spreading the awareness of living in a clean society. Many parents just complain about their children by not listening to be hygienic and avoid doing activities that would get them dirty. The concern of such parents can be solved by organizing such events regularly and hence give the lesson how to remain away from catching a disease and keep themselves clean wherever they go.

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