Statistics Canada released data on the country’s waste diversion efforts. Highlights:
- 39.7% increase in electronic waste recycling
- 10.9% jump in composting
- Overall waste diversion rose by 4.5% between 2010 and 2012
- Organics diversion reached 2.4 million tonnes
- Materials diverted from landfill by non-residential sources increased by 5.9%, while diversion of materials from households improved by 3.4%.