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Quebec invests $1.2 billion in the collection of organic materials

The Quebec government is investing $1.2 billion over the next 10 years to help municipalities within the province establish compost collection and compost processing plants, according to an announcement from Benoit Charette, the province’s minister of environment. With the investment, »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Toronto: Garbage to fuel garbage trucks

Toronto, Canada’s biggest city, creates vast amounts of waste. Vast tonnes of that is food and organic waste. While this traditionally has gone into the ever increasing mountains of landfill waste, a new plan is to use some of that »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

Montreal-zero waste city?

One of Canada’s largest urban centres, Montreal, has an ambitious plan to reduce waste over the next five years towards zero-waste by 2030. To start with, the city wants to stop producers and retailers from throwing out unsold food and »