Tougher rules around recyclables prompt city reminder on coffee cups disposal

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12 February 2018 21:25:24 Home Stories

Stricter rules set by China around contamination levels on the recyclable waste it buys are putting pressure on some of the province’s recycling facilities, which now have a lower margin of error if they want to be able to continue selling their products to the Asian nation. Full article on Tougher rules around recyclables prompt city reminder on coffee cups disposal

Vice Alle News Time12 February 2018 21:25:24


Recent weather prompts weather preparedness reminder

1.4633201 15 December 2017 22:35:31 Home Stories

With areas across southwestern Ontario already under as much as 30 cm of snow, and with some more on the way, Perth County officials are reminding the public about the importance of winter preparedness.

Vice Alle News Time15 December 2017 22:35:31

Coffee cup culprit

1.146811 03 February 2017 20:21:27 Home Stories

A 19-year-old Stirling man has been charged after a large quantity of “Roll up the rim to win” cups were stolen from a Belleville Tim Hortons.City police report a complaint was received Thursday of a break and enter to the storage facility for the Tim Hortons on Wallbridge-Loyalist Road. Over the course of two nights, police report, someone entered

Vice Alle News Time03 February 2017 20:21:27

Durham reminds residents to safely dispose of hazardous waste

0.5740225 10 November 2016 23:05:32 Durham Region-News (from

DURHAM -- The Region of Durham’s works department is reminding residents to safely dispose of municipal hazardous or special waste. This includes everyday household products that are corrosive, poisonous, toxic or flammable. Examples are: aeroso

Vice null Time10 November 2016 23:05:32

Brampton and Mississauga residents can dispose of old recycling bins for free Saturday

0.56767935 22 July 2016 23:15:44 Brampton-News (from

Old and unwanted recycling bins can be dropped off for free at locations in Brampton and Mississauga tomorrow.

Vice Alle News Time22 July 2016 23:15:44

Medical waste in recycling prompts Peel Region to issue proper disposal reminder

0.56649995 06 June 2016 20:43:54 Brampton-News (from

Residents are being reminded of the proper steps for throwing out home medical waste after the Region of Peel has seen an increase in the amount this potentially hazardous refuse in recycling bins.

Vice Alle News Time06 June 2016 20:43:54

Post-Christmas recycling reminders

0.5199095 23 December 2015 19:19:51 Home Stories

As the excitement of Christmas morning starts to fade families across the region will be left with a veritable mountain of cast-off wrapping and boxes to get rid of.Dan Orr, communications director of Quinte Waste Solutions, wants residents to be aware of the dos and don’ts of post-Christmas recycling.One item that makes it’s way into blue boxes, a

Vice Alle News Time23 December 2015 19:19:51

Coffee Cup Revolution returns to allow Vancouver's binners to recycle disposable cups for cash

0.5017539 02 September 2015 04:26:44 The Province - News

How do you take your coffee? If it were up to the folks behind the Binners’ Project, you’d take your coffee in a reusable cup. The second annual Coffee Cup Revolution is taking place next week and its organizers at the Binners’ Project are hoping the event will encourage people to think about their own coffee-cup waste, as well as destigmatize binners, who often help collect and recycle countless coffee cups.

Vice Alle News Time02 September 2015 04:26:44

City and province looking at tightening rules around payday loans

0.49112692 14 July 2015 00:28:02 Halton-News (from

Hamilton could be the first city in Ontario to license cash stores at a municipal level

Vice null Time14 July 2015 00:28:02

Dirt City Limits no. 5: Lock Stock and a cup of coffee

0.4440334 16 June 2015 20:44:23 Edmonton Journal - News

Food writer Liane Faulder talks to Lock Stock owner Sal Di Maio and art critic Fish Griwkowsky about Edmonton's independent coffee shops

Vice Alle News Time16 June 2015 20:44:23

City residents reminded to exercise caution around increasing number of coyotes

0.43800342 14 August 2014 23:46:48 Edmonton Journal - News

Coyote sightings are expected to rise around Edmonton as the young pups begin to venture away from their packs, the city has warned. The city receives numerous calls about coyotes at this time of year and is reminding residents to be cautious around the young coyotes as they learn to live on their own and establish their own territory.

Vice Alle News Time14 August 2014 23:46:48