Thursday, March 3, 2011

Good News about Organic Waste in Metro Vancouver

Couldn't resist posting this article... I think this means more compost available through the city.

article from Vancouver Sun

"Kitchen Scraps to be banned from trash across Metro Vancouver
After changes made, most cities will reduce garbage collection to once every two weeks, with organics picked up weekly.

By the end of next year, if you live in a house in Metro Vancouver, your kitchen scraps will be banned from the trash.

That means everything from apple cores to chicken bones, bread crusts, eggshells, coffee grounds, tea bags, paper towels and pizza boxes must be in your green bin instead of the garbage can... more here

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