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Opposition to Winnipeg Organic Waste Pickup Grows

Opposition to Winnipeg Organic Waste Pickup Grows

Councillors Ross Eadie and Russ Wyatt will bring a motion to city council next week aimed at killing a proposed residential organic waste pickup program. 

The plan is subject to public consultations before being introduced, but some city councillors are already balking at fees for the curbside pickup that would run from $55 to $100.

"They are estimating $55 to $100, but they can't even come up with the costing [for the infrastructure]," Mynarski councillor Ross Eadie said.

Eadie and Wyatt join St. Vital councillor Brian Mayes and St. Boniface representative Matt Allard in expressing concerns over the proposed organic waste program.

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