Ontario recycling rate announced

May 2008
Resource Recycling;May2008, Issue 5, p11
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The article offers information on municipal recycling data released by the WDO (Waste Diversion Ontario). The report showed that municipal diversion province-wide is barely progressing, as the province's thirty eight percent recycling rates below the sixty percent goal established in 2003. WDO officials argued that the reason for the lack in increased diversion can be pinpointed to the province's present curbside collection system. The curbside collection systems recovers many kinds of wastes such as plastics, paper fibers and metals.


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