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• Where??? (e.g. Toronto)
• Garbage as an export (to the US) seems almost absurd,
but was routine from 2003 to 2011 (shipped to
• Toronto’s garbage is now landfilled at Green Lane
Landfill site (Southwold, ON, approx. 10 km south of
London) - is not landﬁll Solutions:
Recycling, reusing, composting
18 6 A look at London’s trash
Our diversion history – Reducing by reusing
•In London, population continues to increase, but amount of garbage
going to landfills (per person) has been levelling at much lower figures. A 40% reduction in annual per capita garbage disposed since 1987
(mostly due to increased recycling, reusing and composting).
A good example of how environmental awareness can make an impact
(but we could still do better). 19 End of Lecture 20 7...
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- Fall '14
- Waste, hazardous waste management, Municipal Waste Disposal