Articles in Special Report: Waste Management

Council Chooses Expediency Over Evidence
Yesterday's vote was all about making a contentious issue go away, rather than actually achieving the City's goal of maximizing waste diversion.
by Ryan McGreal
Published February 22, 2012 in Special Report: Waste Management (23 comments)

Bi-Weekly Collection More Effective Than One-Container Limit
Cities that collect garbage bi-weekly are more successful at diverting waste out of landfill than Hamilton's approach of weekly collection with a one-container limit.
by Ryan McGreal
Published January 17, 2012 in Special Report: Waste Management (34 comments)

Presentation: Don't Lift Garbage Limit
Maintaining the current garbage container limit will greatly increase our community's ability to achieve the waste diversion and minimization goals stated and endorsed by Council in Vision 2020.
by Larry Pomerantz
Published January 16, 2012 in Special Report: Waste Management (31 comments)

Councillors Discard Waste Management Proposal
Garbage collection is a touchy subject, but it is irresponsible for Council not to study its options before dismissing them.
by Ryan McGreal
Published April 28, 2011 in Special Report: Waste Management (17 comments)

Garbage Collection Decision Is A Missed Opportunity To Engage Citizens
We're rarely if ever asked to engage in a common purpose. Many decisions that affect constituents are seen as being done to constituents, instead of being done on behalf of constituents.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published April 20, 2011 in Special Report: Waste Management (33 comments)

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