Residual Waste Working Group
The Terms of Reference for this committee was not renewed in the 2012 term of Council. The Residual Waste Working Group is no longer active. The following information is provided for archival purposes.
In July 2007, Toronto City Council approved the creation of a Residual Waste Working Group (RWWG) to provide input and advice to staff and the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on the management of residual waste. The group came into effect on January 1, 2008 and is comprised of eight members of the former Community Environmental Assessment Team. The first meeting of the Residual Waste Working Group was held on January 14, 2008.
- Terms of Reference (PDF)
Mixed Waste Processing Facility, Green Lane Resources newsletter
Green Lane Resources Update newsletter is now available online. It has been sent to the contacts on this project's mailing list. The newsletter provides information on the project goals, status, and public consultation community input received.
Proposed New Processing Facility for Mixed Waste
The City of Toronto is pursuing a number of waste diversion initiatives, including the need to build a residential mixed waste processing facility. A number of sites and technologies for processing residential mixed waste have been evaluated and the preferred site for this proposed facility is City of Toronto owned land, adjacent to the Green Lane Landfill located in Southwold Township. Learn more.