Plastic bag proposal seen as a solution to the 'ick' factor for green bin use

By Jon Willing, Ottawa Sun, March 19, 2018

Dog waste and plastic bags would be allowed in green bins by mid-2019 under a proposed alteration to city’s contract with Orgaworld, while stopping taxpayer money from being thrown away under the deal.

The city reveals the proposal in a lengthy report to council published Monday night, raising the possibility of finally ending years of disputes with the company and potentially making the green bin a more popular choice for families who have turned their noses to recycling organic waste.

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