News & Notices
POSTED | April 29, 2020 - L Wales
Provincial Day of Action on Litter
May 12, 2020 was proclaimed as the Provincial Day of Action on Litter in Ontario.
While this date remains in effect, a Waste Reduction week will be planned for October 2020 due to Covid-19.
More information will be posted on local plans closer to October.
- Ontario generates nearly a tonne of waste per person each year.
- It is estimated that every 1,000 tonnes of waste diverted from landfill generates seven full-time jobs, $360,000 in wages and more than $700,000 in gross domestic product.