Posts Tagged ‘bag’

Quebec Town Bans Plastic Bags

January 5, 2008

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A new Huntingdon P.Q. bylaw prohibits retail outlets from distributing plastic bags, advertisers from delivering fliers in plastic bags, and residents from lining their garbage bins with green plastic bags.

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Biodegradable TekPak Plastic Bags

December 29, 2007

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A Hamilton company claims to have customers clamouring to get it’s “world’s first” biodegradable plastic bags that are intended for perishable food products (coffee, potato chips, cookies, etc) that need an oxygen barrier.

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Community Consultation re Waste Management

December 23, 2007

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“The broad field of waste management is a complex discipline that includes, but is not limited to, environmental protection, public education, waste reduction, recycling, composting, garbage collection, landfill construction and maintenance, data gathering and analysis, government regulation, and public relations. For municipal governments it requires staff that is continually learning new strategies, complying with government regulations and adapting and advancing techniques of waste diversion, collection and disposal. In London, the program is referred to as the Continuous Improvement System.” 01

Now, the City of London wants your opinion. You are being asked to read it’s just-released consultative ‘Road Map to Maximize Waste Diversion in London‘ report, that “outlines and explains a number of options the City has compiled and/or developed to help Londoners achieve higher diversion rates,” and to complete/submit a questionaire/comments form that it contains.

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