Canada-Based Social Enterprise Experiences Recycling and Job Creation Success


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Calgary-based container pick-up social enterprise, the Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research, is experiencing success with its recycling venture.

To date, the social business has collected hundreds upon thousands of containers and created jobs for many people. Vecova aims to continually support the needs of people with disability by employing them and helping city residents to recycle more.

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Federal Programs Related to - Waste Management

Programs that are responsible for the collection, processing and environmentally safe disposal or recycling of the solid and liquid waste materials that are produced by households, businesses and industry. Environmental Sanitation; Industrial Waste; Sanitation; Solid Waste Management; Landfills; Sludge Sites; Sewage; Waste Transport; Waste Spills; Waste Treatment

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