Bye bag tags: 3-container limit the newest garbage policy up for debate

By Kate Porter, CBC News Ottawa

Ottawa's mayor wants to limit households to three garbage bins at the curb each collection day and remove any requirement for bag tags.

It's a move Mark Sutcliffe hopes will have more buy-in around the council table on Wednesday, even if it means a more lenient policy than city staff had originally recommended, or the "compromise" he had proposed just last week.

... "This is ineffectual policy. This is not going to change fundamental habits," remarked Duncan Bury, who co-founded the volunteer-based organization that pushes for better diversion policies. 

"The question to ask now is, 'What's the point?'"

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