Post Tagged with: "Francis Campbell"

CBRM Council: Solid Waste

CBRM Council: Solid Waste

October 27, 2021 at 12:53 pm

Tuesday morning’s special session of council was dedicated to environmental issues of all descriptions and included a presentation by CBRM Solid Waste Manager Francis Campbell. Campbell’s presentation touched on three issues: Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging and Printed Paper (EPR for PPP), the Trashformers program and illegal dumping. Let’s takeRead More

Mounds of film plastics fill up multiple rooms at Camden Recycling in Edwardsville, waiting to be shipped. (Photo by Nikki Sullivan, Cape Breton Post)

Return to Trash Mountain

June 3, 2020 at 12:38 pm

CBRM reopened the Spar Road dump in late April because somehow, although most retail stores were closed and our consumption — one would think — had been reduced, CBRM residents were still managing to “overwhelm” garbage collectors with the sheer volume of trash they were putting out. As municipal managerRead More

Council: Garbage, Gardens & Budget Shortfalls

Council: Garbage, Gardens & Budget Shortfalls

May 27, 2020 at 1:06 pm

Editor’s Note: I had to stop watching CBRM’s Tuesday council meeting to tune into the provincial COVID-19 update (full disclosure: I tried to watch both simultaneously with predictable results) and so can only report on half of the council meeting but I promise to watch and report on the rest…Read...