Solid Waste & Recycling


Ontario Bill 91 second reading video

Ontario Bill 91, Waste Reduction Act, has gone to second reading in the legislature.

Here is a YouTube video of the presentation by Environment Minister Jim Bradley and some rebuttal from the opposition.

If you haven’t done so already, read contributing editor Usman Valiante’s excellent three-part series on the proposed legislation in his blog at especially the last entry on why the bill is bad for municipalities. Valiante is not opposed to the legislation, but simply believes some changes are needed, especially to the idea that the Waste Reduction Authority would meddle in negotiations between producers and local governments.

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