Happy 25th birthday to Quinte’s blue box program

By Suzanne Coolen

BELLEVILLE – Close to 276,000 metric tonnes of recyclable material has been kept out of the landfills since the blue box program started in the Quinte region, 25 years ago.

According to Quinte Waste Solutions, that amount is the equivalent of over 15 million full 40 lb. garbage bags, weighing the same as 46,000 full-grown elephants.

Read the full story at QNet News

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