Toronto, Ontario, Canada News Release

December 29, 2010

Last truckload of garbage from Toronto to landfill in Michigan

Tomorrow morning, Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Ward 34 Don Valley East), Chair of the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee, and Deputy City Manager Richard Butts will be present at the Commissioners Street Transfer Station as the last truckload of garbage bound for Michigan’s Carlton Farms Landfill leaves Toronto.

Starting 1 January 2011, all of Toronto’s waste requiring landfill disposal will go to the City-owned Green Lane Landfill in Elgin County west of Toronto.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents. For information about non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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