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Environment by the Numbers

With hundreds of kilometers of coastline and trails, Bruce County boasts an unique natural environment that is worth protecting. The county plays a major role in both promoting and providing stewardship of the many natural assets that can be found within its borders.
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Transportation and Environmental Services

Department: Transportation and Environmental Services

Tel : 519-881-2400

Living Here

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5000 tonnes of waste diverted from landfills because of blue box recycling
264 kms of Bruce Trail
10,600 tonnes of waste diverted from landfills due to municipal diversion programs
3,543 of fresh water (km3)
80 km of mountain bike trails
39 # of groups participating in the adopt-a-highway program
314 km of road those groups have adopted
135 tonnes of hazardous waste material collected annually
1 national marine park
4850 hectares of forests administrated by the county
6.5 km of trails built by Bruce County staff in 2016
1 UNESCO World Biosphere