Council supported the following motion from the Recycling Council of Ontario at their regular meeting of September 22, 2014:
WHEREAS the generation of solid waste and the needless waste of water and energy resources are recognized as global environmental problems; and
WHEREAS municipal and provincial 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.
NOW THEREFORE the Council for the Municipality of Charlton and Dack proclaims October 20th to October 26th, 2014 as Waste Reduction Week.