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SCC's campaign to promote Ottawa's Green Bin municipal composting program

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Ottawa considers green bin fee

2009-11-03

Property owners could pay a $57 service fee to cover the cost of running the new green bin program. Property owners could pay a $57 service fee to cover the cost of running the new green bin program. (CBC)

Ottawa homeowners may see a new fee for green bin collection on their property tax bills next year.

The city's planning and environment committee, which released its 2010 budget estimates Tuesday, is proposing that property owners pay a $57 service fee to cover the cost of setting up and running the new composting program.

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After a long wait, green bin program rolls out

2009-09-22

By Tracey Tong ... Read more »

City championing the Green Bin

2009-06-02

By Tim Wieclawski ... Read more »

Council urged to ban plastic bags

2009-01-08
Ald. John Mar wants Calgary to look at phasing out plastic bags, following the lead of city shoppers who already bring their own totes to the grocery store.

Calgarians recycle more than 31 million plastic bags a year-- but by some estimates another 744 million bags go straight to the landfill or blow around in city parks and streets.

   

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