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Increase Waste Diversion

Outcome: Increased waste diversion rate.

Measurement: Per cent of waste diverted

Target: 52% waste diversion rate by 2019

Importance

The environmental and economic challenges our community is facing today, including climate change, require new models and systems for how we treat our resources. Increasing resource recovery and waste reduction are key tactics used to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHGs). Continuing to improve our waste diversion rate will contribute to environmental protection and enhance community sustainability in the short and long-term.

In 2017, we: