Waste Diversion Articles

  • Teaching the Importance of Waste Diversion

    Give a brief history of the program: In an effort to find new and exciting ways of reaching our youth, the Escambia County Recycling Summer Camp was created in the Summer of 2009. The recycling camp is a free program offered to area youth ages six to 12. The camp is a one-day excursion to the Escambia County Perdido Landfill where kids participate in funfilled activities designed to teach the ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • City of Dallas, TX sanitation services: improving its programs one step at a time

    With a “can-do” attitude and a city slogan of “Live Large, Think Big™, the City of Dallas, TX has had a rich history of implementing innovative business strategies and building its reputation in leadership and progress. And it’s no different with its Sanitation Services Department. The recycling program was established in the early 1990s when the City of Dallas hired ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Dietary diversity, nutrition status and morbidity of pre-school children in Matungu division, Western Kenya

    This cross-sectional survey was to determine dietary diversity, nutrient intake, nutrition status and prevalence of childhood illnesses among pre-school children in Matungu division, Western Kenya. A total of 144 households were arrived at using multistage sampling, structured questionnaires with food frequency tables and 24-hour recalls were administered and anthropometric measurements taken. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The City of Toronto rolls out its waste diversion program

    The City of Toronto is in the final stages of rolling out its multifaceted waste diversion program, which is now city-wide. Entitled 'Target 70,' the program's key objective is diverting 70 per cent of city-managed waste from landfill disposal. This represents about 250,000 new tonnes of diversion. As the plan takes effect, the city will become a North America leader in waste diversion. In ...

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