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Garbage remains an issue on Lower Mainland

December 6, 2012
Garbage remains an issue on Lower Mainland

Metro Vancouver says it is not a done deal yet to move from landfills to incinerators to deal with the regions garbage.  Metro Chair Greg Moore says they are still trying to figure out what’s best for the region, “We have put our request for qualifications for a waste to energy facility. We don’t determine [...]

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Trash reduced 35 per cent in first month of Surrey’s new organics program

November 23, 2012

In the first month of Surrey’s new waste management system, residents have already reduced the amount of garbage headed to the landfill by 35 per cent, simply by separating organics from what would otherwise be considered trash. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Trash reduced 35 per cent in first month of Surrey’s new organics program

November 23, 2012

In the first month of Surrey’s new waste management system, residents have already reduced the amount of garbage headed to the landfill by 35 per cent, simply by separating organics from what would otherwise be considered trash. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Blow flies in the home: how to identify and get rid of these pests

November 20, 2012

Blow flies generally breed in fresh animal carcasses and decomposing organic matter, like garbage, animal manure, and decaying plant material. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Burnaby city councillor says residents who use smallest garbage bins should not be charged newly approved fee

November 12, 2012
Burnaby city councillor says residents who use smallest garbage bins should not be charged newly approved fee

A Burnaby city councillor says residents should not have to pay more for their garbage disposal next year. The city’s council voted on increasing garbage disposal fees last week. The new fee will no longer give people who use the smallest bins a credit, but rather charge them $ 25. Councillor Sav Dhaliwal says this [...]

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