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Canadian County Eyes Sites for Organics Waste Facility

Canadian County Eyes Sites for Organics Waste Facility

Simcoe County wants to take control of its future waste-management plans.

With a commitment not to create more landfills, the county is looking to construct its own organics processing facility — currently the county hauls approximately 10,000 tonnes per year of green-bin material to a facility in Hamilton — and a materials management facility, a transfer station that would expand the county's ability to manage the its waste.

The organics processing facility would process organics — green bin material and potentially materials such as leaf and yard waste, pet waste and diapers — and convert them into products such as compost or fertilizer.  

The materials management facility would consolidate and transfer waste from collection vehicles for more economical shipment to other disposal and/or processing locations.

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