LAWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Feb.: New forms issued by the YWCHSB this month:
Feb.: Comments closed on proposed expansion of the territory’s recycling program (aka, the Designated Materials Regulation), which hasn’t been changed since its inception in 2003. Highlights:
- Apply $5 surcharge to all tires, not just tires 24.5 inches and less in diameter
- Extend program cover electronic and electrical products
- Make all fees payable at point-of-purchase and stop charging tipping fees at solid waste facilities or depots.