City environment committee endorses plan to expand green bin program in apartments and condos

By John Willing, Ottawa Citizen, April 20, 2022

On Tuesday, the standing committee on environmental protection, water and waste management approved a staff policy proposal to require organic-waste collection from multi-residential buildings receiving city garbage services, with an implementation date still being worked out.

Coun. Scott Moffatt, chair of the committee, said an organics strategy for multi-residential buildings should have accompanied the launch of the green bin program years ago, especially as a measure to satisfy the “put-or-pay” requirements for buildings under its processing contract with Convertus (formally Orgaworld).

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