The City of Winnipeg is poised to replace garbage-and-recycling contractors Emterra Environmental and Progressive Waste Solutions with two other firms.
City solid-waste managers are recommending Winnipeg sign a pair of long-term contracts to pick up garbage and recyclables with Miller Waste Systems and GFL Environmental.
The proposed contracts would run from Oct. 1, 2017, to Jan. 31, 2025, states a report slated to go before city council's water and waste committee on Monday.
It calls for Miller Waste Systems to collect garbage and recyclables in an area that corresponds to the northwest half of Winnipeg, while GFL Environmental would collect waste in the southeast half. read more >>