One thing that local governments have to address once a new year starts is the fact of making detailed itineraries of their plan for the coming year. The year has just started and for some counties, the best way to detail their projects for the year is how to manage and take out the trash.
Indeed, all countries have to deal with trash and waste management. It has been something that has been going on for years now. While some find the usual landfills and turn to advanced technology like incinerators and recycling to lessen the load, it still remains that they will forever be in the annals of government proceedings due to the growing issue surrounding them.
(Source) “I think what you’re going to see is a continuation of some programs and reviews and studies,” he said, citing waste management as another issue that has to be tackled because of the declining life expectancy at local municipal landfills.
Pickard, who is mayor of Elizabethtown-Kitley Township, said his own municipality is “in pretty good shape” with its landfill near Greenbush.
However, the life expectancy of landfill sites in many other municipalities has been reduced dramatically and council has been looking at various options for waste management on a regional basis.
Last month, the counties’ joint services committee, which includes Brockville, Prescott and Gananoque, agreed to hire a consultant to examine options such as gasification, incineration and other new technologies, as well as opening ED-19, a long-dormant site in Edwardsburgh-Cardinal once expected to support a countywide landfill.