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Integrated Waste Management Master Plan

The SM4RT Living Plan (Waste Management Master Plan) identifies initiatives that set the stage for waste management in York Region to 2059 and beyond, focussing on the 4 Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle and recover; working toward zero waste.

Check out some of the reuse and waste reduction initiatives generated out of the SM4RT Living Plan:

What's in it for You?

A more sustainable future for you and your family. Here's what we want to accomplish together:

  • 166,000 estimated tonnes of waste reduced in the first 18 years of the plan
  • 62,000 estimated tonnes of waste reused in the first 18 years of the plan


Meet John and Emily and find out how they are making a difference

Meet John and Emily; neighbours living in York Region.  John shares with Emily some very interesting facts about the SM4RT Living Plan; a master plan developed to guide York Region over the next 40 years towards a goal of zero waste, focusing on waste reduction, reuse and influencing change.

The success of the SM4RT Living Plan relies on the collaborative efforts with community partners, and resident participation.

To learn more about the plan and how you can get involved, listen in on Emily and John’s conversation in the video below.




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