Environment

Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017

BicyclesThe Share the Road Cycling Coalition (Share the Road) has announced the latest Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) awards for Ontario and the City of Cornwall has made the list.
The following communities were awarded new Bicycle Friendly status, all at the Bronze level: The City of Cornwall, City of Cambridge, Town of Collingwood, City of Temiskaming Shores and Town of Whitby. Kingston, London and Markham were all renewed at the Bronze level designation, with Honourable Mentions...

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Posted Wednesday, February 08, 2017

WaterFor the ninth straight year, the City of Cornwall's drinking water system has scored a perfect inspection rating from the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change.
The City’s drinking water system received a final inspection rating of 100 per cent following a focused inspection by Ministry staff in January of this year.
The inspection focused primarily on Water Purification Plant treatment processes, drinking water treatment and distribution operator training...

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Posted Monday, November 28, 2016

Winter garbage collectionSetting the garbage and recycling out for collection requires special consideration during the winter months.
Residents are asked to keep the following rules in mind:
Do not place garbage bags or blue box materials on top of snow banks.
Clear snow to ground level at the end of your driveway or near the curb where garbage and blue box materials are to be placed for collection.
During winter weather conditions, it’s the homeowner’s responsibility...

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Posted Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Leaf and Yard WasteThe fall leaf and yard waste collection will run from Monday, September 19th to Friday, November 25th.
Residents are asked to set out leaf and yard waste at the curb on their regular garbage and recycling collection day.
Yard waste is collected by a separate designated truck and residents are asked to have it at the curb prior to 7 am.
Please use compostable paper bags or clean reusable containers such as a marked garbage can. Plastic bags will not be collected.
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Posted Sunday, August 14, 2016

Adopt A StreetThe City of Cornwall’s Adopt A Street program continues to grow during its first year of operation.
To date, a total of 36 residents have signed on to participate in the program. These community-minded volunteers have adopted a specific street, rec path or park to clean up on a periodic basis during the summer and fall.
“We are thrilled with the response we have received to the program so far,” said Jim Althouse, Parks & Landscaping Supervisor with...

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