In the news: CBC reports, “N.L. the worst recycler in Canada: StatsCan” A Statistics Canada report released Monday shows Newfoundland and Labrador recycles less than any other province in Canada.

The Households and the Environment Survey questioned Canadians about their recycling habits in 2007, but the results weren’t released until now. It found Newfoundland and Labrador households had the worst access to recycling in Canada and that the province has limited ability to recycle the four types of recyclable materials: paper, glass, metal and plastic.

The study found just 71 per cent of homes in Newfoundland and Labrador had access to recycling services versus an average of 95 per cent of households in the rest of Canada. In P.E.I., 100 per cent of homes could access recycling. More>>


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