October 16, 2007
The EA consultants GENIVAR and Jacques Whitford have recommended a preferred site in the
The public consultation session will allow residents an opportunity to learn more about the Durham/York Residual Waste EA Study and the recommended preferred site through a mixed format event, including a drop-in session and a formal presentation.
When: Tuesday, October 23rd
Drop-in information Session: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Formal presentation followed by Question-and-Answer period: 7 p.m.
Where: Roman Palace Banquet Hall
York Region has partnered with Durham Region on the Durham/York Residual Waste Environmental Assessment Study to find a way to manage the garbage remaining after diversion efforts, such as re-using, recycling and composting.
York Regional Council is dedicated to increasing waste diversion and last fall committed to diverting 65 per cent of waste from landfill by 2010.
The consulting team will present a final report containing the results of the public consultations to the Joint Waste Management Group on Tuesday, November 27th.
For more information on the Durham/York Residual Waste Environmental Assessment Study, please visit the Study's website: www.durhamyorkwaste.ca or call the Study's hotline toll-free at 1-866-398-4423.
For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit www.york.ca
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