May 12: Changes Made to Recycling Regulations


The government passed new regulations to enhance the territory’s recycling system. The changes affect the Beverage Container Regulation, which covers products such as pop cans, juice bottles and alcoholic beverage containers, and the Designated Material Regulation, which applies to some types of vehicle tires. The changes simplify the Beverage Container Regulation and include milk products and milk substitutes. The changes also expand the Designated Material Regulation to include more tire sizes, electronics and electrical products.