City of Ottawa looked at these garbage policies before proposing a bag tag program

By Josh Pringle, CTV News Ottawa, June 3, 2023

The city of Ottawa looked at four short-term measures to help extend the life of the Trail Road Landfill before proposing a bag tag program, but staff said the other options would either be difficult to enforce or would have a lower impact on waste diversion.

The environment and climate change committee will vote Monday on the proposed "partial-pay-as-you-throw" program for garbage collection, with council having the final say on June 14.

... The bag tag program was the preferred option for a curbside waste diversion policy, according to the report.

Staff say 40 per cent of respondents to a survey and 31 per cent of participants in panel discussions said a partial pay-as-you-throw program was their preferred option.

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