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photo credit : Mélissa de La Fontaine Brief: La réduction à la source et le réemploi au coeur des solutions pour diminuer le recours à l’élimination au Québec
Actualité - 25 May 2021 - Tag : BAPE, garbage crisis, Organization, residual waste
by Amélie Côté, Équiterre’s Analyst in responsible consumption and reduction at source, Équiterre Quebec’s waste management system is a major collective failure. But the good news is that we are not doomed to bury our heads in the sand… or our garbage in ever-expanding landfill sites.
Actualité - 24 May 2021 - Tag : BAPE, organisme, residual waste
The best type of garbage is clearly the garbage that we avoid creating in the first place. The Quebec Bureau des audiences publiques en environnement (BAPE) is currently examining the state of our waste management and analyzing what the next 20 years may look like. At Équiterre, we are trying to refocus the discussion around reducing our garbage at the source, in order to...
Actualité - 29 April 2021 - Tag : BAPE, Organization
17,000 tonnes of waste is buried every day in Quebec – the equivalent of 140 Via Rail locomotives – and the amount of waste buried or incinerated per capita has been on the rise since 2016.
Actualité - 19 April 2021 - Tag : BAPE, Organization