| It was only a couple of years ago
(well, O.K., maybe fifty years ago) that our kitchen waste consisted mostly
of organic materials that could be composted.
As of April 2004 residents of the Region of Niagara will be dealing with this material in a more responsible manner in order to reduce the load on the regional dumps.
This page is intended to show how we dealt with this sort of garbage material in the past without the use of disposable plastic bags.
|Food waste is placed in a colander so excess liquids
can drain. Included are:
| Garbage is transferred from the convenient
kitchen container to the curbside organics container or "green bin" and
placed at the curb on garbage collection day.
Alternatively, organic waste can be
placed at the curb for collection in a plastic or metal container marked
with an "organics" label:
courtesy of Region of Niagara
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