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July 10, 2012
City of Toronto to be recognized for its electronic waste diversion efforts
  
Mayor Rob Ford will join Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Ward 34 Don Valley East), Chair of the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee, at City Council's meeting tomorrow to receive recognition from the Ontario Electronic Stewardship for Toronto's successful electronic waste (e-waste) collection and recycling program.

Date: Wednesday, July 11
Time: 9:30 a.m. (beginning of Council meeting)
Location: Council Chamber, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

Jonathan Spencer, Executive Director of the Ontario Electronic Stewardship, will participate as the organization's representative.

Toronto, with its unique curbside collection program, is the number one municipal contributor to the Ontario Electronic Stewardship milestone of capturing 100,000 tonnes of end-of-life electronics.

More information is available at http://www.toronto.ca/ewaste.

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