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Read Rethinking Our Waste: Halton Region's Solid Waste Management Strategy 4MB
Vision - The vision of the Solid Waste Management Strategy:
Halton Region will continue to be a provincial leader in waste diversion through the implementation of waste management programs that are socially, environmentally and economically responsible.
Goal - The goal of this Solid Waste Management Strategy is:
To reach a waste diversion rate of 65% by 2016.
The following initiatives can be implemented between 2012 and 2016 and together would increase Halton’s waste diversion to 65% and increase the lifespan of its landfill an additional four years:
Building upon the success of its Blue Box and GreenCart programs, Halton Region is exploring ways to further increase residential waste diversion to 65%! In consultation with the Joint Municipal Regional Waste Management Committee - a citizen’s advisory committee - Halton Region has developed a Solid Waste Management Strategy.
2006 - 2010 Solid Waste Management Strategy
Read the previous 2006 - 2010 Solid Waste Management Strategy.
January & February 2010
The Joint Municipal Regional Waste Management Committee—a citizen’s advisory committee—provides a vision for updating Halton’s Solid Waste Management Strategy.
Halton Region undertakes the development of a Draft Solid Waste Management Strategy.
May 11, 2011
Halton Regional Council adopts the Draft Solid Waste Management Strategy (Council Report PW-19-11) and initiates public consultation.
May and June 2011
Halton Region holds four public open houses about the Draft Solid Waste Management Strategy. Three hundred and thirty residents completed an online survey, and 800 residents participated in a telephone survey about the Strategy and its proposed initiatives. Feedback is incorporated in this Strategy.
The JWMC endorsed the final 2012-2016 Solid Waste Management Strategy.
November 16, 2011
Halton Regional Council adopts the 2012-2016 Solid Waste Management Strategy (Council Report PW-71-11).
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Halton Region is composed of
the City of Burlington,
the Town of Halton Hills,
the Town of Milton,
and the Town of Oakville .