Over $750,000 in grants for proper waste sorting
Mayor John Belvedere, is pleased to inform Pointe-Claire residents that a total of $764,680 in dues have been paid to the City for 2019 thanks to their daily and sustained involvement in sorting their waste.
“These results speak to our entire community’s commitment to adopting sustainable behaviours. These grants, which were awarded thanks to everyone’s excellent performance, once again confirm a common desire to protect our environment for current and future generations,” Mayor Belvedere said.
The amounts provided in the form of a grant are reinvested in municipal services, allowing us to continuously improve the service offer to the community. This grant includes an amount provided by the Québec government for waste elimination and a compensation from RECYC-QUÉBEC for selective collection of recyclable materials.
Improvements made to collections in recent years, Ecocentre days, the Waste Management Squad’s active presence throughout the summer, the online tool to help with proper sorting and the addition of collection points all contribute to improving the City’s waste management performance from year to year. As a result, the City recorded a 31% decrease in waste tonnage sent to landfill over five years.
“As the top ranked city on the Island of Montréal for waste recovery, Pointe-Claire is a model of remarkable citizen contribution and involvement, and this makes me very proud,” Mayor Belvedere.
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