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Improving waste diversion in the industrial, commercial and institutional sector

In Ontario, households are doing a great job practicing the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle). From shopping wisely and choosing products with minimal packaging to packing food in reusable containers, residents’ participation in curbside recycling programs helps Ontario’s household waste diversion … Continue reading

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Seeking better performance: Integrating waste diversion is a key first step for businesses

Waste as a term is sometimes misleading — a growing number of items can be reused, recovered or recycled, and don’t have to be “wasted.” In Ontario, many businesses are required to operate recycling programs, conduct waste audits and develop … Continue reading

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Take Action with Waste Reduction Week – October 17 to 23, 2011

Not to be confused with Earth Day in April, Waste Reduction Week(WRW) is a national event recognized during the third week in October and is coordinated by non-profit organizations and recycling councils from across the country.  The representative council in Ontario is … Continue reading

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