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Clear Garbage Bag Program


Response to: Letter to the Editor, Take another look at clear bags, says clear bag proponent, November 25, 2015. As the time passes, the clear garbage bags program makes less and less sense. By introducing changes to the garbage by-law where garbage-bag-limit is going to be 2 free bags at the curbside ($2/additional bag), residents …

By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. There has been a lot of conversation lately about the colour of our garbage bags; swirling in the air like the contents of my blue box on a windy Thursday. It took me by surprise at first; a debate over the colour of garbage bags? Are we so very fashion …

A diversion term is a simply an activity where something is redirected from its main course. A diversion rate is a percentage of how much of that ‘something’ was redirected or deflected from its main course. In the waste management, waste diversion is how much recyclable/re-usable material is diverted away from the main waste stream. …

No doubt that the majority of  the Town of Aurora residents are resisting the clear garbage bag program scheduled for implementation this summer. Despite the public resistance it was clear that during the General Committee meeting at the Town Hall on March 03, 2015 the majority of the Aurora Town Council were in favour of …

Let’s talk about the financial implications of the $45,000 clear garbage bags program on the Town of Aurora taxpayers’ money. According to the Town $45,000 is an insignificant investment of taxpayers’ money into this ‘innovative’ environmental initiative. Of course costs are insignificant because the number is not seven figures. The cost may be insignificant for …