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Robinson Orume

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Robinson Orume is a student of the Ecosystem Management Technology program at Fleming College, School of Environmental and Natural Resource Science, Frost campus, Lindsay, with expertise in collaborative protected areas and wildlife management from the tropical rainforests of Cameroon, Africa.

Happiness is derived from community: Perspectives from a remote African village

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Happiness is derived from community: Perspectives from a remote African village

As a new immigrant to Canada, with little knowledge of domestic waste management realities, hearing of the introduction of a producer-pays model in Ontario by 2023 is worth commending.

It was interesting to read that only 9 per cent of plastic waste is recycled nationwide in Canada. Data here shows that incinerators burn just about 5 per cent of the waste, emitting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, and just over 61 per cent of kitchen and yard waste is composted while our landfills suck up the greatest portion (72 per cent) and are filling up faster than we may have ever expected.

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