It’s a done deal since September 27, 2022: Montreal retailers can no longer offer single-use plastic bags to their customers, good news for the quality of materials sorted at sorting centres in Montreal.
Plastic bags are a nightmare for sorting centres. They cause machine breakdowns and contaminate other materials.
Many are the myths and realities of recycling! Let’s find out the truth about 8 misconceptions.
You want to know more about recycling paper and cardboard in Quebec? From collection to reuse, sorting and processing, it all starts with what goes into the blue bin!
The fires at the sorting centres have attracted a great deal of attention in recent weeks, particularly that of a building, renovation and demolition (CRD) sorting centre in eastern Montreal, which has impacted the lives of the residents of the neighbourhood.
Each year, four to eight fires occur in sorting centers, which puts the health and safety of workers and the integrity of buildings at risk, while undermining the sound management of residual materials in Quebec.