We’ve updated our background information with our Guiding Principles and some Resources. Our Guiding Principles are the foundation for our options for garbage, recycling and organics. The resources posted include previous reports and strategies for the City’s waste and recycling programs.
In this video, Randy Park, the supervisor of waste diversion at the City of Winnipeg shares information about our residential garbage collection and why we are recommending automated collection using carts.
“Winnipeg diverts 17% of its residential waste” is a phrase that has come up often during this project. What does this mean? How can we divert more? What kind of opportunities do you see for increasing our waste diversion in Winnipeg? What percentage should we target for waste diversion?
At the SpeakUp on Garbage Expo, a panel of experts from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Minnesota spoke on different perspectives of waste management and the effect it has on our lives. Is there anything we can learn from these speakers about how Winnipeg could be managing its garbage?
Winnipeg’s existing Garbage Master Plan was last reviewed in 2001. After implementing automated garbage cart collection in the northwest area of Winnipeg, City Council requested we prepare a full garbage and recycling plan before recommending any more program changes.
We had a brilliant day at the Speak Up on Garbage Expo! Participants shared their vision for the future of garbage and recycling services in Winnipeg at the launch of the six-month public participation process. You can take part by sharing your thoughts and ideas here at speakupwinnipeg.com.