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Steve and Jane Craig, West Saint John, Kelsey Goodick, David and Sande, Glenwood, Roxy and Bill Marr, Jonathan & Haleen Franklin, Jean Guy &Linda Boucher, Emma & Dolores, Darlings Island, The Stonehouse Family, Quispamsis, Jack Burnham, Kane Family, Jacobsen Family, Saint John, Kerry Parker, Ann McAllister, Rothesay, Tina Cave, Russell Sutherland, Arlene Hysert, Rothesay, Carolyn Boreland, Quispamsis, Amy MacAdam, Saint John, The Brake Family, Mykayla and Sherie Quinn, Gail Perkins, Margaret Dunbar, marie and stewart hansen, RON WILKINS, Saint John, Katie Parlee, Marilyn McKay, Linda & Bill Wallace, Quispamsis , The Brown Family , Tom & Carol Simpson, Tina & Barry Lewis, Bridget Oland, MICHELLE ARBEAU, anne campbell, beverly barwell, David and Susan Wall, Marian McCann, The Harrison Family, Kevin and Heather Day-Thorburn, The Mazerolles, Grand Bay, Graeme Stewart-Robertson, Uptown Saint John, Hillier, Saint John, D. Ainsworth, Saint John, Paterson Family, Susan Atkinson, Cindy Gould, Atkinson, Rothesay, Anna Allebone, Rob Thom , Godwin Family, Quispamsis, Burgess Family, Grand Bay-Westfield, L. Curtis, Phil & Chris BLaney, Snow Family, Joe and Gwen Bostwick Saint John, Carol, Christopher, Gabe & Hunter Williams, Grand , van Winssen Family, Saint John, Sally Cummings, The McKnights, Anna O'Hara, West family, the Young Family, Quispamsis, Mark Pridham, Rothesay, Diana Bastarache, Gary Sullivan & Family, Havelock School, Peter Crowley, Marta Kelly, Gallagher Family, Rothesay, Lanie Hoy, Fudge Family, Long Reach, Monica Parlee, Daniel Duguay, Bruce & Jeddy Stevens, cooper's KINGSTON, Cindy & Susan, Saint John, Stears family, Saint John, FLOYD, Russell & Connie, Sherry Cunningham, Lochlan, Saint John, Dominique Leger, Saint John, The Hachey's, Saint John, Ray, Cecilia & Hillary, Saint John, Anne McShane, Saint John, stephen b. clarke, Edward Jenkins Saint John, The Price Family, Saint John, The Rupert's of Rothesay, The Johnson Family, Famille Tass, sandy mackay, The GRANTS, Mitch Sanderson, Gary & Janelle Flanagan, Saint John, Sabrina Jacques, SMITH, Larry & Joanne, The Goguen Family, Uptown Saint John, Brian Comeau, Donald & Anne Marie Gillis, francine flavin, Cote Family, Michael Hartery, The Peacock's, Andrea, Saint John, Susan Epton, The Fitzgerald-Duncans, Saint John, Mel Norton & Stephanie Bell, Joe Lord, Saint John, Phil Butler, The Kumar Family, Quispamsis, Marta Watson, The Baker Family, Pat Guimond, Rothesay, Cricket Cove, Debbie Abrahamsen, The Camerons Saint John, the Higgins family, The Kilpatrick Family, Paul Crilley,Grand Bay, Heather & Andrew Stevens of Sussex Corner, maggie ohara, The LaViolettes, Pam Gilliland, Jean-Guy Picard , Craig McInroy, George Barefoot, SUSAN CRAWFORD, Lori Logue, Katherine Tompkins, The Keilty Family, Archie Dickinson,Saint John, The Johnstone's, Saint John, The Butler Family, K. Schaven, Saint John, Malcolm Boyd, Saint John, Gail Bremner, The Vihvelin-McConnell Family, Saint John, B. GUITARD, Carol Spence, sandy duke, Linda Grant, Gary Horsman, Diane Tyce, Jane Crawford, Maces Bay, NB, Henry Lee Family,Saint John, Margo & Walter Emrich, Renforth, The Oakley Family, Rosemary Day, The Lucas Family, Saint John, rodney hanifan, Joel Butler, Jean Smith, Kirby & Pat Lucas, Saint John, The White Family, Danielle Burkett, Craig McHardy (Full Tilt Dumpster Ltd), Tammy Hachey, Edgar Young, Saint John, Dan & Trish, The Flewelling Family, D. Ainsworth, Saint John, Bostwicks, Saint John, The Befekadu Family, Ann McAllister, MacDonald Family in Saint John, The Gowan Family, Hampton, Patty Higgins, BRIAN PALMER, The DeCourcey-Hatfields, Handworks Gallery, Tom Simpson, Catherine Cole Long Reach, Libby Scott, Claudette Savoie, Jim & Carol Moore, The Schell/Harvey Family, Len & Gail Higgins, Kaine Family, Walsh Family, Carters Point,, Dale Caines, Raymond Glaspy, The Youngs, DARYL & DAWN BUCHAN, Kaitlyn Wasson, Mike & Debbie Hickey, Nauwigewauk, Bernard Cormier, Chris Harned(Grand bay-westfield), Lisa Hrabluk & Mike Hawkins, Sarah Herring, Grade 3/4 MacNeill - Hampton Elementary, Trevor Gallant, The Leger Scott Family, Chris Titus, Saint John, sabean family, saint john, Maria Morrissette, Keith Melvin, Nearing Family, mike and elsie leclair, Margaret Atkinson, Joan Creamer, Liane Thibodeau, The Stevens Family, Saint John, Cathy Tait, Jessica Doyle, Gina and Harvey McLeod, Madonna Hatty, Sheila Larkin, Claire Ryan, The Carson family, Cheryl Robertson, The Kelly/Berg Family, Saint John, Ellefsen Family, Saint John, Meghan Fitzgerald, Walker Family, Sue Davis, Willow Grove, Jean and Don White Quispamsis, Chrissy Hansen, Sarah Gallant, The MacDonalds, The Chilibecks, Shelly Hatt, the Roscoe Family, Linda McNeil, Olsen Family, The Young Family, Darlings Island, NB, Joe Mudge, Saint John, The Durants, East Saint John, The Hand Family,Rothesay, The McLaughlin Family , Saint John, Mahaffy's - Saint John East, Michael Smith, Peter Heffernan, Carpenter-Bader Family, Quispamsis, Grant Totten, Jim & Melissa Fitzgerald, Hampton, Riley Livingstone, Yeomans Family, The Bernier Family,Musquash, The Pike-Lavin family, Joel & Pam Thomas, Saint John, The Phinneys, Quispamsis, Kevin Carson, SJ, The $1.Store Plus,SJ, Janice Miller, The Nelson Family, sabean family, saint john, Debbi Knopp, J&J Robichaud - Sussex, Elinor McClare, Mr.& Mrs Leonard J.J. Comeau, Arisz family, David & Patsy McDougall, The Vandenberghe Family, Quispamsis, Ross and Anne Titus, Ray and Donna LLoyd, Saint John, Omie MacVicar, Brian & Valerie Stone, Louise Johnson, Jeff Pleadwell, Jody Kliffer, Yvan Hotte, Lee Family,Saint John, The Coffey family, Lynn Kearns, The Pettigrew Family, Bokay and Trout Family, The Parlee Family, Armstrong/Keating , BRENDA LOSIER, Eleanor Getson, Peggy Wood, Jeff Roach, The Dunphy's, Rothesay, The Beyea Family, Doug and Judy Whittaker, Chuck & Diane Todd, Hampton, The Roy Family, Saint John, George Allen, Abbey Duguay, Ann McAllister, The Sturgeon Family, Hampton, Storme Arden and Dorain Henderson, Gwendolyn Griffin, Ken & Marjorie Milner, J & J Colwell family, Tracey McGraw, Gina Ellefsen, Saint John, Lambs, Hampton, Thomas Chandler, Derek Billingsley, Printing Plus/John AInsworth, Andrew McKenna,SAINT JOHN, Jess Vihvelin, Tammy Newman, Saint John, The Dubee Family, Rothesay, Anne Lise Albert, Angela Halpin, The Widdershoven's, Carolyn McLaughlin, Anne Rhynard, Schell/Harvey Family, Martinon, NB, The Ruigrok Family, Urquhart Family, The Porelle's, Catherine Flett, Crystal Colpitts, Saint John, Sharon Matthews, Saint John, Alice & Mike McGovern, Amy Baker and Derrick Mitchell, John Ferris, Peter Dixon, The Macleod Family, DION, Almida, Joan Seeley, elsie gregg, The Gilmore's, Lyn King, Sharon McKinnon, Derrick Mitchell and Amy Baker, Wanda London, Alma Belding Saint John, Kathy Wilson, Ann Barrett, Saint John, Sherry & Jo Lynne Keating, Quispamsis, Ellen Hutchinson, The Maas Family, Madonna Hatty, Saint John, Tricia & Ian Cameron, Carol Ring, Lisa Kilpatrick, Lynn White, Saint John, Megan Sherwood, Quinn Tozer family, The Nickerson's, Quispamsis, T&J&P Clark, Gondola Pt ONE BAG, Bernice & Ken Allaby, Michael Whelton and Family, Donald and Sharron McKenney, Sylvia Hamm & family of Sussex Corner, Sharon McKinnon, The Creamer Family, Carol Ring, Rick Nicholls M. Bernard, Lois Beers-Gillespie & Michael Gillespie Saint Jo, Urquhart Family, Susan and David Wall, Trudy Parsons, Carl and Susan Killen, Lise & Steven Driscoll, the Infusion Tearoom, Kim Morrisey-Comeau, The Kelly Family, Brenda MacCallum, Keller clan, Sheila MacDonald, The Clack Family, Kelly Buckley, Bernie Morrison, stephen b. clarke, The Vautour/Hatt Family, Suzanne & Ryan Armstrong, DL&A, Quispamsis, MICHELLE ARBEAU, Anita De Silva, The Coffey Family, The Naismith Family, R Stackhouses, Hampton, The Clayton Family, The Houlahan Family, Judy and Roger, Quispamsis, Michelle Hooton, Isabella Corvelo, West Saint John, K. Schaven, Saint John, J WHITEHEAD, Julie Lewicki, The Hovey Family, Saint John, the turnbull's bill&jan, Eric/Nicole Daigle, The Camerons, The Leggett's, SUSAN BOURQUE, CHERYL WILCOX, Gerald McRae, WANDA LONDON, Richard and Ellen Sullivan, Sussex, Chris Savoy, Anna O'Hara, Wanda Hughes, S&R Rankin Rothesay, Terry & Irene Keleher, Saint John, Fanjoy family, Quispamsis , Linda Charlton, Welsford, CALHOUN, Vivian, Lou&Cathy Delvallet, Nancy & Neil DeLong, Deborah Holmes,Saint John NB, Michael Roberts, Branden Pinkney, Mike Hartery, Suzanne Toole, Jane and David Barry, Cheryl, Saint John, Dale Forbes, Brian & Karen Close, Nancy Rowe, Sue Allen, The Younker Family, Raymond Green, Peter Behr Hampton, ANNE ENMAN, Gayle and Ron Powers, Tina Cave, The Toners, Grand Bay, Dawn Rae, Mark Hayward, Malcolm & Thelma Montyr, Nerepis, Ingalls Family, The Marino Family, kristina poirier, Yeomans Family, The Ruigrok Family, Saint John, j.smyth and b. macauley, Eric & Michelle Falkjar, The Desmond Family, Saint John, Cauchon-Millett Family, The Demmons Family, lynne breen, Bev Mullin,Saint John, William & Lora Johnson, winchester family, scott marshall, The Somers Family, Quispamsis, The Yorke Family Morrisdale, Heather & Pat Oakley, Phyllis & Philip Finkle, McHardy , Saint John, Andre Guimond, Wendy Dickie, Quispamsis, The Ross Family, Saint John,
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Recycling Depot Closing 

Quispmasis Recycling Depot located beside Shoppers Drug Mart on Hampton Road will close October 31, 2014.  Thank you to RioCan Properties for hosting this site over the past decade. We are looking for an alternative site, in the meantime, please continue to recycle at KV Coop, Market St or Rothesay High, 61 Hampton Rd.

Millidgeville Superstore Recycling Depot will close November 15, 2014.  Thank you to Superstore for hosting this site for the past 10 years.  We are looking for an alternative site, in the meantime please continue to recycle at Sobeys Lansdowne Ave, Superstore Rothesay Ave or McAllister Place.  

Thank you for your patience during this time.


The Waste Diversion Committee made it's presentation on the Future of Waste Diversion to the Fundy Regional Services Commission. To read all documents including the written report and commentary click here.  

New Commentary in The River Valley News, from Committee member Ray Riddell, Mayors Talk Garbage, September, 2014


Congratulations to Anna Allebone and Phil Butler of Saint John.  

They both won recycling totes for keeping their garbage to less than 2 bags per week.  Commit to waste reduction and you could win too.



Greater Saint John tops the list of residents who compost: Statistics Canada. Residents in the Greater Saint John area reported the 3rd highest participation in composting food or yard waste.  Eighty-three percent said they compost.  Composting is becoming the norm across the country, more than 60% of households in Canada say they compost. 

See Telegraph Journal Story or the full study by Statistic's Canada