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Four-year journey: Coun. Demong thrilled by the first step in Extended Producer Responsibility legislation

Coun. Peter Demong said today feels like he’s walking on a cloud. Nearly two years ago to the day, LiveWire Calgary originally talked with the...

41 Calgary communities listed in private black cart collection pilot

Forty-one Calgary communities are part of a potential private black cart collection pilot project, now posted in a request for proposal, with a scheduled...

Coronavirus outbreak forces Calgary recycling facility shutdown

Calgary recycling material will be shipped to city landfills if residents put out their blue bins this week, as the city deals with a...

Pilot for Calgary black bin use takes next step forward

Citizens in some Calgary neighbourhoods may soon get the chance to save cash by limiting the use of their black bin. Councillors heard a plan...

Waste woes: Concern over increase in illegal dumping along International Avenue

A southeast Calgary area business leader said reduced landfill service hours have resulted in an increase in illegal dumping along Calgary's International Avenue. The city...

Zero waste? Calgary and area recycling has some roadblocks

Contaminants and ‘wish-cycling’ are among the biggest roadblocks to delivering more diverse and efficient recycling programs, say two Calgary-area experts. Rocky View County’s Jennifer Koole and...

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