Organics and recycling up one year after change to every-other-week curbside collection
“We are making our communities a better place for today and for future generations by using our Green Bins, recycling properly and minimizing the amount of garbage we put at the curb.
Thank you to everyone for doing their part and let’s keep improving our use of the Green Bin and Blue and Grey Box.” – Jim Bradley, Niagara Regional Chair
News from Niagara, Ontario’s Regional Government, with a Foreword from Doug Draper at Niagara At Large
Posted October 21st, 2021 on Niagara At Large
A Foreword by Niagara At Large reporter and publisher Doug Draper –
One year after Niagara’s Regional Government reduced the amount of garbage a householder could leave at curbside to one container every other week, the move is already working green magic
During a media event at Niagara Region’s Glenridge Naturalization Site this October 21st – t called to celebrate the first anniversary of every-other-week garbage collection – Niagara’s Regional Chair Jim Bradley and other regional representativesannounced double-digit increases in the volumes of waste residents are now putting in their green compost Bin and recycling boxes.
It has been enough to divert or reduce the amount of waste going to landfill sites, or what we once called garbage dumps, just as significantly. Continue reading