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Canada City Council to Discuss Garbage and Recycling Payments in Upcoming Meeting

Canada City Council to Discuss Garbage and Recycling Payments in Upcoming Meeting

In Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, City Council members will discuss a recommendation for the implementation of a long-term financial plan for the city’s solid waste and recycling programs at its meeting tonight.

One of the biggest topics of the meeting will be how recycling efforts are funded. Currently, tipping fees collected at the landfill site pay for the program, but administration would like that cost to be covered by property taxes.
CBC News has more on the meeting’s agenda:

Thunder Bay city councillors are expected to be talking trash at their Monday evening meeting.

A report is slated to go to council tonight that recommends the implementation of a long-term financial plan for the city's solid waste and recycling programs.

One change in the proposed plan is in how recycling efforts are funded — currently, tipping fees collected at the landfill site pay for the program. Administration wants to see that cost covered by property taxes, with dump fees going towards the maintenance of, and projects at, the landfill.

Read the full story here.

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