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I, Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of Barrie hereby proclaim
October 21-27, 2019 asWaste Reduction Week
WHEREAS; The generation of solid waste and the needless waste of water and energy resources are recognized as global environmental problems; and
WHEREAS; Municipal governments have an important role to play in promoting waste reduction, reuse, recycling, composting and other conservation measures; and
WHEREAS; Communities, businesses and organizations across Canada have committed to working together to raise awareness of these issues during Waste Reduction Week in Canada; and
WHEREAS; City of Barrie Environmental Services and the Barrie Public Library will be hosting a number of activities taking place throughout the week and will highlight The Recycling Council of Ontario educational themes.  Visit and, or follow them on social media, for more information about the upcoming events; and
WHEREAS; City of Barrie Environmental Services Staff will also be visiting local schools where students will learn about the City of Barrie’s curbside collection programs, the Barrie Landfill, composting with worms and the problem with plastic.
THEREFORE,  I, Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of Barrie, do hereby proclaim the week of October 21 to October 27, 2019 as "Waste Reduction Week" in the City of Barrie and encourage residents to learn more about waste diversion and waste reduction.

- Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of BARRIE

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