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Disposal of household special wastes


Chart 1 Treatment of leftover or expired medication, 2005

Chart 2 Treatment of dead batteries, 2005

Chart 3 Leftover paint disposal, 2005


Table 1 Treatment of unwanted computers or communication devices, by province, 2005

Is composting organic waste spreading?


Chart 1 Maritime provinces divert the most organic waste per capita, 2002 and 2004


Table 1 Organic waste diversion, 2000 to 2004

Table 2 Organic waste diversion by province, 2002 and 2004

Table 3 Household participation in backyard composting and curbside organics collection, 2006

Table 4 Duration of household composting, 2006

Agricultural water use in Canada


Chart 1 Agricultural water use, 2001


Map 1 Agricultural water use by sub-sub drainage area – Western Canada, 2001

Map 2 Agricultural water use by sub-sub drainage area – Eastern Canada, 2001