food waste

Green Carts rolling out soon in Regina

Aug 3, 2023 | 12:10pm

The newest tool in the war on waste will be rolling to your door soon. The City of Regina will begin delivering the “Green Carts” starting Saturday. These carts go right along side your brown cart for garbage, and your blue bin for recycling. The “Green Carts” come with a small kitchen catcher you place […]

Federal government efforts to reduce food waste take next step

Jan 21, 2022 | 1:03pm

  Agriculture minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has announced 18 semi-finalists to find new solutions to food waste in Canada. Every year, the agriculture ministry says over half of Canada’s food supply is wasted, and nearly 50 billion dollars of the wasted food is avoidable. The federal proposal is focused on technological solutions to food waste to […]

Cattle producers point to reduced greenhouse gases with livestock production

Sep 20, 2021 | 11:29am

  The average consumer doesn’t know much about beef production, but many have heard the message that cows produce methane and contribute to greenhouse gas levels. The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association wants to provide those consumers with additional information. For example, that cattle provide an economic use for grasslands, which in turn stores carbon in the […]

Federal government outlines latest details in Food Waste Reduction challenge

May 7, 2021 | 11:06am

  Federal agriculture minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has announced 24 semi-finalists in the 20 million dollar Food Waste Reduction challenge. The Challenge was launched last November to advance diverse and high-impact solutions to food waste in Canada. The focus is on business model solutions to prevent or divert food waste at any point from farm to […]

Some Regina residents to get a “green cart” for food and yard waste pilot program

Aug 10, 2020 | 11:07am

About 2,800 homes in Regina are going to be receiving a letter from the city saying they have been selected to take part in a one-year pilot project involving the collection of food and yard waste.  The pilot will be used to seek feedback from residents on collection schedules, education materials and waste sorting practices […]