Tag Archives: Town of Markham

Media: Markham backs away from landfill pilot project

Published on June 27 by yourkregion.com Written by L.H. Tiffany Hsieh United front. Markham residents, decked out in green, turned out at last night’s council meeting in an attempt to stave off plans for an aerobic bioreactor…

Great community success: Markham Council unanimously supported our Greenspace and killed the aerobic project

Congratulations! On June 26, Markham Council voted Councillor Shore’s motion to stop bioreactor project. The outcome of the vote for the motion was UNBELIEVABLE – ALL 12 councillors in favour of Councillor Shore’s motion to kill the project  with…

Markham park preservation plan up for debate

yourkregion.com posted an article on June 25, 2012 “Residents and supporters of Thornhill greenspace, eyed by the town for an aerobic technology pilot test, organized a last-minute march through the meadowland and neighbouring streets yesterday…

COMMUNITY RALLY TO STOP THE AEROBIC BIOREACTOR gathered residents on Sunday, June 24 at the German Mills Settlers Park

Residents demand from the Town to show true environmental leadership   Residents from Cottonwood Crt, Pine Knoll Gate, Dawn Hill Trail and many other streets around German Mills Settlers Park as well as representatives of neigbouring communiteis including German Mills Residents…

Residents of Thornhill write to Markham Council in support of German Mills Meadow & Natural Habitat to be included into Markham Park System and to say final NO to aerobic bioreactor in the greenspace near residential houses

We encourage you to write your own personal letter to all Councillors to support our greenspace. Please send your emails to these addresses: hshore@markham.ca; clerks@markham.ca; fscarpitti@markham.ca; jheath@markham.ca; vburke@markham.ca; joeli@markham.ca; achiu@markham.ca; alan.ho@markham.ca; info@germanmills.org; jjones@markham.ca; glandon@markham.ca; dhamilton@markham.ca; cmoretti@markham.ca;…

Most of the German Mills Park meadow was mowed down on June 8. How are the threatened species of birds feeling about it?

The Town of Markham mowed the huge portion of the field south of the Cottonwood homes on June 8 as well as a large swath around the upper trail.  Along with the grass, even small saplings of young trees were…

Media sources and information on Markham Town Aerobic Bioreactor Proposal and community reaction to proposed environmental debacle

1. What People Say About Aerobic Proposal  2. What Media and other sources say about Aerobic Proposal Markham park preservation plan up for debate  – June 25, 2012 Support for Settlers’ Park Motion – June 24, 2012…

Markham project worries landfill’s neighbours – Thornhill Liberal

Kim Zarzour wrote in Thornhill Liberlal on May 24, 2012 A battle is brewing in the back yards of some Markham residents and both sides say they are on the side of the environment. The Town of…

People concerned about the German Mills Settlers Park, its wildlife, health and safety of park visitors and residents around the Park

We keep publishing comments from the people who are concerned about the Park, wildlife, health and safety of park visitors and residents around the Park. Comments are taken from the petition “Stop Bioreactor Project Save German…

Commentary on Methane Production at Former Sabiston Landfill

Commentary on Methane Production The following is my summary of the methane readings provided to me by Councillor Howard Shore. Readings from March 18, 2010 to December 2, 2011 Western header (7 probes)               Average reading…

Pictures of bioreactor landfills worldwide – can you spot any residential development around? A Thornhill aerobic bioreactor in 125 metres from residential homes does not seem to be right.

These are the photos of different landfills converted into aerobic or semi-aerobic or hybrid bioreactors around the world. as well as some stages of the process of such conversion. Please note that none of these…