As our population grows the amount of waste we are generating increases and changes. The current landfill has a lifespan of 40 years and the construction of a new landfill would be costly.
Where are we now?
The amount of waste each resident sends to the landfill is decreasing.
|Residential Garbage Collection (kg/capita)||340||323||308||284||269||265||252||242||239|
Source: City of Saskatoon – Environmental & Corporate Initiatives and Public Works
What are we doing?
What can you do?
Did You Know?
Saskatoon has one of the highest rates of residential garbage self-hauled to the landfill in Canada.