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Goals:
To advance total waste diversion/recycling initiatives.

To establish Adjala-Tosorontio's own integrated waste management facility, separate from the County.

Action Items:
Develop partnerships to build an integrated waste management facility, open year-round.

Maintain the current pilot program within the Township.

Educate adjoining municipalities on the benefits of the pilot program, and work collaboratively to expand the program beyond the Township's borders.

Lobby the provincial government to put pressure on industry to change packaging.

Encourage cloth diaper usage.

Create a recycling assistance linking program to provide weekly assistance to seniors.

Research options for recycling plastics.

Research easier means of transferring waste from houses to the roadside.

Encourage the municipality to purchase brown bags in bulk and sell them at a reduced rate to taxpayers, for use in Green Boxes.

Potential Partners:
Adjala-Tosorontio Residents' Association
CFB Borden
County of Simcoe
Ministry of the Environment
Private Landowners
Private Sector
Service Clubs
Town of New Tecumseth
Township of Adjala-Tosorontio
Township of Essa
Volunteer and Rural Organizations

 

 
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