Edmonton’s leadership in waste-management practice is being exported to China after the signing of a joint-venture agreement between the central Chinese city of Lichuan and Edmonton.
One of Canada’s largest electric and electronic waste recycling facilities is now open for business in Edmonton.
City employees (right) examine organic compost in an aeration hall. The Edmonton Composting Facility, part of the City’s Waste Management Centre, is one of the largest composting facilities in the world. Through composting, recycling and reuse programs, 60 percent of Edmonton’s residential waste is diverted from landfill. See more about Edmonton and the city’s efforts towards recycling on page 8.