Throughout the pandemic, Ontario’s waste management sector has been at the front lines. Like other essential workers, our workers have stayed on the job, ensuring waste and recyclables continue to be picked up, properly processed and kept from doing damage to our environment.
Now, as we consider the complicated and fraught process of lifting the lockdown, the waste sector will play an important role in getting the economy back on its feet, while also leading important changes that will make life better for us all in the long run.
During the pandemic, we are relying more than ever on our electronic devices, but we should also consider what happens to them when they wear out and we dispose of them. To deal with this growing challenge, Ontario is changing the rules for recycling waste electronics. To read more, visit: https://www.caledonenterprise.com/opinion-story/9995934-ontario-s-e-waste-opportunity/