Posted on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 01:29 PM
Misconception: There has been no opportunities for public input into the Mixed Waste Pre-sort and Anaerobic Digestion Facility.
Fact: A Public Information Centre on the siting options for the facility was held in early 2020 to obtain public input. There is also a dedicated webpage at durham.ca/ADProject for the Mixed Waste Pre-sort and AD Facility that includes links to all Council reports and information reports, a FAQ section, and a dedicated email for the public to submit questions or comments...
Posted on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 03:44 PM
Misconception: The Mixed Waste Pre-sort and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Facility will result in an increase in the amount of garbage processed at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC).
Fact: Waste for the new Mixed Waste Pre-sort and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Facility will only come from Durham Region. Durham’s garbage will be delivered to the new Mixed Waste Pre-sort and Anaerobic Digestion Facility first, so organics, non-combustibles and recyclable items can be removed from each garbage bag....
Posted on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 03:48 PM
Roadway line painting is now underway on Regional roads. Follow-up trucks travel behind the trucks applying the paint to act as a buffer and allow sufficient paint drying time. Drivers are reminded to please be patient, exercise caution, keep a safe distance back from the follow-up trucks, and do not attempt to cross freshly painted lines. Operations normally take place on weekdays between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Before heading out on the road, residents can plan their route away from line painting operations...
Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2021 09:44 AM
Misconception: The Mixed Waste Pre-sort and Anaerobic Digestion Facility is a second incinerator.
Fact: There is a mistaken belief that the Mixed Waste Pre-sort and Anaerobic Digestion Facility is a second incinerator. It is not. The facility is a series of sorting technologies that will operate indoors to separate organics, non-combustibles and recyclable materials from Durham’s garbage. After sorting, the facility will process the organics to make fertilizer and renewable natural gas. There is...
Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 10:32 AM
Seasonal leaf and yard waste collection is back in the townships of Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge, the City of Pickering, the Town of Ajax and the Municipality of Clarington starting the following weeks:
- Town of Ajax – week of April 5
- Municipality of Clarington – week of April 5
- Townships of Brock, Uxbridge and Scugog – week of April 12
- City of Pickering – week of April 12