In Phase 2 we shared options for the future of garbage, recycling and organics in Winnipeg. We wanted to know what you thought would work best for our city. We also shared plans for the future of Brady Road Landfill. From March-April 2011 we hosted a number of events, open houses and surveys. View the results of those events here.
Phase 1 started the conversation about the future of garbage and recycling services in Winnipeg. We achieved several milestones and have reports from our public participation and surveys available to view.
Darryl Drohomerski, Manager of Solid Waste Services with the City of Winnipeg introduces options for garbage, recycling and organics programs as part of the process for developing Winnipeg’s new Garbage Master Plan.
Diverting 50% of our waste from being buried at the landfill can’t happen over night. We’ve developed some options for the short, medium and long term. These options follow the Waste Hierarchy of: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover and Residuals.
We are developing a plan to present to City Council in fall 2011 outlining the future of garbage and recycling services in our city. It is important that we include your comments and recommendations.
Les Winnipégois et les Winnipégoises sont invités à s’exprimer au sujet des déchets.
Nous sommes en train d’élaborer un plan que nous allons présenter au Conseil municipal à l’automne 2011, plan qui tracera les grandes lignes de l’avenir des services de collecte des déchets et de recyclage dans la ville. Il est important que nous y incluions vos observations et vos recommandations.
During the SpeakUp on Garbage Expo, we shared our thoughts on 16 different topics ranging from recycling, to composting, to biosolids to education. Check out the list of topics and share your thoughts on them!
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.