Simcoe County kicked off a campaign to promote the use of green bins to increase waste diversion from landfills.
The campaign aims to encourage residents to use their green bins by educating them on the benefits.
The campaign aligns with the county’s “Learning and Living Green” program used in more than 100 schools in the county to educate youths on the importance of diversion.
“We’re second in the province when it comes to overall waste diversion, and while our residents deserve credit for our continued improvement, we still have room to grow when it comes to our green bin program,” Gerry Marshall, Simcoe County warden said in a prepared release.
Marshall said about 40 per cent of residents weren’t using their green…