Author Archives: Nicole Levie

About Nicole Levie

As a Waste Management Program Coordinator, I have the opportunity to work on various projects such as the Waste Management Guide & Collection Calendar, coordinating Special Waste Drop-off Days and enhancing recycling in apartment buildings. I enjoy the opportunity to work with people who want to do the right thing by reducing their waste and those who just need a nudge in the right direction.

2014 Halton Waste Management Guide and Collection Calendar – how it’s made

Starting tomorrow, residents of Halton Region will start to receive their 2014 Waste Management Guide & Collection Calendar. This popular guide — the largest public document produced by Halton — provides you with your waste collection schedule, and information about Blue … Continue reading

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Five person family — one bag of garbage

I was out walking with my kids the evening before our waste collection day and my 6 year old commented that a neighbour down the street had A LOT of garbage. It’s funny what kids notice! I decided against speculating … Continue reading

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Meal planning = less stress and less waste!

Now that summer’s over, I am back to work and the kids are back in school. I am faced with my new reality of less time and more commitments.  Gone are the days of deciding what to feed my family … Continue reading

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Teaching Children about Recycling and the Environment

“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” — I recently heard my 4 year old singing this. Sadly he didn’t learn this song from me, but as part of the curriculum at his daycare.  As I watched him take his 2 year old brother by the … Continue reading

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