Newsprint – 1,362 kg
Co-mingled* - 10,602 kg
Office Paper – 4,053 kg
Cardboard – 17,443 kg
Glass – 2,290 kg
Books - 527 kg
Total for 2016 – 332,779 kg
Total for 2015 (Sept) – 344,641 kg
Difference - - 11,862 kg
* Co-mingled is unsorted materials sent to Winnipeg for sorting
11.3 MT of eWaste was shipped September 22.
Comments - we are now almost 12 MT behind last year. The co-mingled materials coming from homes is still up almost 8 MT. Newsprint is down almost 4 MT, Cardboard is down by 9.5, glass; 2 and books by almost 4 MT.
A couple of other things may increase tonnage. There are plans for a recycling trailer at the Paradise Landfill next year and hopefully a recycling program in Denare Beach.
We will be increasing our promotion of recycling to businesses and have been talking with the City of Flin Flon about dumpster fees.