October 16, 2007
Media Fact Sheet

York Region diversion rates

Current diversion rates are based on curb-side collection prior to removal of improperly sorted waste, and the plastic bags used within the Green Bin.

Source Municipality

September 16th to 30th Diversion Rate

2007 Year-to-date Diversion Rate

Aurora

68%

34%

East Gwillimbury

67%

31%

Georgina

70%

33%

King

60%

31%

Markham

63%

66%

Newmarket

78%

36%

Richmond Hill

62%

50%

Vaughan

65%

52%

Whitchurch-Stouffville

65%

30%

York Region Weighted Average

65%

40.3%

For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit www.york.ca

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Media Contact:         Kim Sinclair, Communications Specialist, Corporate Communications, York Region
Phone:  905 830-4444, ext. 1209 or Cell: 905 251-6412
Email: kim.sinclair@york.ca

 
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