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Staying Informed: Comprehensive News Coverage for Local Residents

Staying Informed: Comprehensive News Coverage for Local Residents

by | May 22, 2023

Canton Township, Michigan is making an effort to protect the environment with their landfill reaching three-quarters full and a request to residents in their most recent newsletter to more carefully dispose of their trash. One resident living near the landfill, Keith Jones, has seen it grow over his 20 year tenure in the area. As more attention is being focused on sustainable initiatives, this article offers a look into the fight Canton Township and its residents have taken up to ensure that the community remains safe and healthy.

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Residents of the local area have access to comprehensive news coverage, with in-depth reporting on regional and global events. Local media outlets strive to provide a well-rounded perspective of news stories, making sure that all members of the community are informed and up to date.

Reduce Waste and Landfill Capacity

Canton Township Takes the Initiative

Residents of Canton Township have been asked to pay closer attention to their trash disposal in order to reduce waste and landfill capacity. With the township’s landfill reaching three-quarters full, the request was included in their most recent newsletter as part of their commitment to preserving the environment. The township is proud to be taking the initiative to help protect the environment and reduce waste.

Canton Township, Michigan is proud to be taking the initiative in helping reduce waste and landfill capacity. With their landfill reaching three-quarters full, the township has issued a request to residents to pay closer attention to their trash. This request was included in their most recent newsletter as part of their commitment to helping protect the environment.

Keith Jones, a resident living near the landfill for 20 years, has witnessed its growth firsthand. “I’ve been here since that hill’s been here, and it growed from a little dinky hill to a king-sized hill,” said Jones. “And they keep adding.”

Jones was proud to see the expansion of the landfill, which has been filled with 71 million tons of trash in 2021 alone. Despite lagging far behind the national average when it comes to recycling, Jones is part of a movement that’s determined to change Michigan’s outlook.

She and her family have been dedicated to the cause for years, ensuring their kids and grandchildren are learning about how to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Jones is confident that with the help of the township, more landfills will be opened in order to keep up with the demand for recycling services. The township website provides citizens with a comprehensive list of where to take items like batteries and electronics; along with other nearby landfills that accept regular waste.

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Brandon Carr: Digital Content Producer for ClickOnDetroit

Brandon Carr is an esteemed digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit, and has been with WDIV Local 4 since November 2021. He has been honored with the prestigious Solomon Kinloch Humanitarian award in 2015 for his exemplary community service.

The residents of Canton Township, Michigan are passionate about preserving their environment for future generations. Keith Jones is just one example of the dozens of individuals, who recognize the magnitude of what’s at stake when it comes to landfill waste and land capacity. With the continued efforts from local media outlets and the township itself, we can remain securely assured that area citizens are both equipped with the knowledge they need as well as encouraged to participate in actions that help reach town’s sustainability goals.

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