waste disposal

A picture taken by a Ministry of Environment environmental protection officer shows ‘foreign matter’ in a pile of material sitting on the property at Iverson Road. (MOE photo)

Columbia Valley residents say waste materials sit uncovered on neighbour’s property

Locals say large piles of waste at 810 Iverson Road threaten a fragile aquifer and air quality

 

Apples speed along as they’re sorted for size and quality at the BelleHarvest packing and storage facility, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in Belding, Mich. This process happens repeatedly throughout the year as apples are taken out of special storage rooms that help them stay fresher. They are then sent to grocery stores. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Fight to curb food waste increasingly turns to science

ReFed: 500,000 pounds of food could be diverted from landfills annually with better packaging

 

Colombian environmental engineer Germán Viasus Tibamoso, owner of Tierra Viva, places beetle larvae on solid waste in Tunja, Colombia, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. The company transforms solid, organic waste, with the help of beetle larvae’s digestive microorganisms, that transform the waste into a compost rich in nitrogen and phosphorous. Once adults, some of the beetles are sent to scientific labs and others to Japan where they are popular as pets. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

VIDEO: Hard-working Colombian beetles clean garbage, retire as pets

Larvae can transform food waste into fertilizer

 

Residents have been watching truck after truck roll onto a property on Iverson Road in the Columbia Valley, and they are concerned for the aquifer that provides their drinking water. (submitted photo)

Columbia Valley residents believe neighbour is turning property into garbage dump

Truckloads of material have been arriving at a farm on Iverson Road since March

Residents have been watching truck after truck roll onto a property on Iverson Road in the Columbia Valley, and they are concerned for the aquifer that provides their drinking water. (submitted photo)
Compost doesn’t have to be stinky, or messy. (File photo)

VIDEO: How to line your kitchen compost container

Newspaper lining for your kitchen container will help keep the smell down

Compost doesn’t have to be stinky, or messy. (File photo)
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