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MLA pushes for waste incinerators in Clyde River, Qikiqtarjuaq – Nunatsiaq News

Jun 7, 2022

Both communities are dealing with excess of waste, says Mary Killiktee

To deal with an excess of landfill waste in Clyde River and Qikiqtarjuaq, MLA Mary Killiktee is pressing the Government of Nunavut to consider starting an incinerator pilot project in those communities.

“There is not enough space, and we do need help from the government to make sure that we dispose of garbage and metal properly,” Killiktee said at the legislature Friday.

She asked Minister of Community and Government Services David Joanasie to consider committing to a pilot project that would bring small-scale incinerators to Clyde River and Qikiqtarjuaq.

Joanasie responded, stating the Community and Government Services Department can consider, but not commit to such a project.

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