Solid Waste & Recycling


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    Ontario’s recycling system needs to be overhauled – but let’s do it right

    September 5, 2019 by Emily Alfred, Toronto Environmental Alliance

    The Minister of the Environment has announced that Ontario is moving ahead to shift Ontario’s Blue Bin program to one fully paid for by manufacturers and producers – also known as an Extended Producer Responsibility system. TEA Waste Campaigner Emily Alfred breaks down what this means for Ontario, the benefits to this approach, and the significant risks if it’s not done right.