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Organics Disposal Ban Launches in Metro Vancouver

Organics Disposal Ban Launches in Metro Vancouver

Recycling food scraps is routine for many Metro Vancouver residents and businesses. However, the new organics disposal ban in effect as of January 1, 2015 now requires all households, businesses, and institutions to separate food waste from their garbage. Why the ban? You may be surprised to […]

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Getting Serious About Organic Waste Reduction

Approximately 40% of all materials that are thrown away are organics according to Metro Vancouver’s Zero Waste Challenge Strategy. This includes all food scraps (meat, fish, fruits, vegetables, bones and plate scrapings) food-soiled paper (paper towels, napkins and pizza boxes) and yard trimmings (grass clippings, leaves, plants […]

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