Windsor-Essex looking into options for organic waste collection program
It’s estimated that organics make up 40 per cent of waste at Brady Road Landfill. (File image)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- Residents in Windsor-Essex may soon have another recycling box in front of their homes as the region investigates an organic waste collection program.
Board members of the Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority are looking at options ranging in cost from $30 million to $150 million.
The province has mandated all municipalities have a program in place by 2025.
According to a report, an estimated $30,000 tonnes of organic waste could be diverted from the landfill.