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Township and City to co-host hazardous waste disposal event

The Township of Langley and the City of Langley will offer the first joint Household Hazardous Waste Plus Recycling Event to provide all of Langley’s residents a convenient site to dispose of hazardous waste. The annual drive-through, drop-off event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 18, from 8:30 a.m….

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The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce Presents “Buenas Tardes Luncheon”

curated from yourvalleyvoice he Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce will host its Buenas Tardes Luncheon on Thursday, November 19, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Club at Cimarron located at 1200 South Shary Road in Mission, Texas. City leaders and business community members are encouraged to attend this informative luncheon with invaluable networking with over 150 local…

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Target Technologies International Inc., TPE, EPDM and Synthetic Turf Recycling Striving for Environmental Sustainability in the Synthetic Turf Market

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 17 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Target Technologies International Inc. (TTII) a wholly-owned subsidiary of the QUIKRETE Group of Companies is extremely pleased with the positive feedback received on their TTII PRO-MAX 37 TPE Infill, their TTII PLAY-SAFE 65 EPDM Infill and their end-of-life recycling program for used synthetic turf. TTII has received many calls regarding the…

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Township and City to co-host hazardous waste disposal event

The Township of Langley and the City of Langley will offer the first joint Household Hazardous Waste Plus Recycling Event to provide all of Langley’s residents a convenient site to dispose of hazardous waste. The annual drive-through, drop-off event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 18, from 8:30 a.m….

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Vancouver votes to fully transition recycling collection to MMBC

curated from solidwastemag At the Standing Committee on City Finance and Services, Jerry Dobrovolny, the brand new General Manager of Engineering for the City of Vancouver, expressed support for MMBC’s recommendations. The City of Vancouver has voted to shift its residential recycling collection directly to Multi-Material BC (MMBC), the packaging and printed paper steward that descended on the British Columbia’s…

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Voting open for 2016 Chamber board

Voting is now open for the Whistler Chamber of Commerce 2016 board of directors — and there’s a lot to choose from. The board is looking to fill seven vacancies this year. Nine names are on the ballot: newcomers Brady Smith, executive director of the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, Christy Allan, director of sales and marketing for the Sea…

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Surrey councillors approve recycling charges to save £1.8m

curated from bbc Some community recycling centres in Surrey will shut at quieter times and large loads of non-household waste will be chargeable in a bid to save £1.8m. Surrey County Council approved the cost cuts after a public consultation. The charges will apply to tyres, large gas bottles and larger loads of waste such as rubble, plasterboard and soil….

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Vancouver-based plastic recycling initiative wins sustainability award in Paris

curated from vancouversun The Plastic Bank, a Vancouver-based social enterprise that encourages people living in poverty to collect and exchange waste plastic for goods, services and cash, has won the Sustainia Community Award at the COP21 Climate Conference in Paris. The international award, given to a solution, technology or initiative with significant potential to build a more sustainable future, recognized…

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Rockland eyes using more quarries for disposal

curated from bangordailynews ROCKLAND, Maine — The attempt may be a long shot, but the Rockland City Council wants to determine whether it can use additional quarries for disposing of demolition debris. The council met Wednesday night and held a lengthy workshop on the future of its waste disposal and recycling programs. After more than two hours of discussions, the…

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Undeserving of “Cancer Gold Standard” Because of Its Global Lobbying for Big Tobacco

curated from prnewswire It is incomprehensible that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has been recognized by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer for its efforts against cancer when the Chamber has helped the tobacco industry fight life-saving and cancer-preventing tobacco control policies around the world, as recently revealed by a multi-part investigation by The New York Times. Far from helping to…

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