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Residents identify potential waste reduction improvements for Guelph

Guelph, On, December 4, 2013 – Improving waste reduction at businesses and multi-residential properties were identified by residents as top priorities for the City to improve its waste management practices. This is according to the results of a recent survey conducted as part of the Solid Waste Management Master Plan (SWMMP) Review. Investigating alternative waste disposal options, improving recycling in public spaces, and establishing a reuse centre at the public drop-off are other areas residents feel the City should focus on. While the majority of residents strongly agree the City should help multi-residential properties and businesses identify waste reduction solutions, they do not support a property tax increase to fund programs designed to increase waste diversion. The SWMMP Review survey polled residents to gauge attitudes… Continue reading Residents identify potential waste reduction improvements for Guelph

City seeks community feedback on waste management programs and services

Public consultation gets underway with open house and surveys Guelph, On, September 3, 2013 – The City of Guelph is seeking feedback and insight from the community as part of its Solid Waste Management Master Plan (SWMMP) Review. Beginning this week, a telephone survey, administered by Metroline Research Group Inc., will gather responses on waste management practices and trends from a statistically significant sample of 400 randomly selected Guelph households. The telephone survey will be completed weekday evenings and Saturdays and will take approximately 10 minutes. All residents will have the opportunity to complete the same survey online. The web survey will be available at guelph.ca/waste from September 12 until October 31. Residents are also invited to share their thoughts and feedback at the first… Continue reading City seeks community feedback on waste management programs and services