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Waste

Landfilled Waste

Our population grows the amount of waste we are generating increases and changes. The current landfill has a lifespan of 40 years and the construction of a new landfill would be costly. 

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Waste Diversion

The amount of material diverted from the landfill can reduce environmental impacts and extend the operating life of the current landfill.  

 

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Total Waste Disposal and Diversion

The most environmentally friendly and cost effective way to manage waste is to eliminate it through reduction or reuse.

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What’s in Our “Garbage”?

We need to understand what’s being hauled to landfills and divert most of that material to recycling, composting, and other waste-diversion streams.

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City of Saskatoon Waste Production

The City of Saskatoon produces thousands of tonnes of waste per year, but is initiating steps to become a waste-diversion leader.

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