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Surrey's New Waste Management System is Confusing Residents

The aim of the program is to reduce garbage in Surrey and to increase the city's recycling rate from 50 to 70 percent by 2015. But there have been a lot of growing pains. Most of the confusion is around when food waste, recycling and organics are being picked up. We talk to a Surrey city councillor involved in the new garbage pick-up. More information is available at the city's website at or by calling the Waste Collection Hotline at 604-590-7289

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