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City’s new recycling contract creates Guelph jobs

Detroit’s recyclables become Guelph’s $300,000 treasure GUELPH, ON, April 29, 2014 – Last night Council approved a contract with Recyclable Material Marketing (ReMM) and Rizzo Environmental Services to process up to 28,000 additional tonnes of recyclables from Detroit, Michigan at Guelph’s Material Recovery Facility (MRF). To process the additional recyclables, the City will operate a second work shift at the MRF and hire up to an additional 36 employees. This shift will run Monday to Friday from 3:30 to 11:30 p.m. in compliance with the facility’s Environmental Compliance Agreement issued by the Ministry of the Environment. The annual revenue generated from the contract will cover the facility’s operating and maintenance costs, compensation for the new employees, and provide an annual surplus of about $300,000. The… Continue reading City’s new recycling contract creates Guelph jobs