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Recycling - Large Plastic Water Containers - 2007

Sub-Category: AIR, WATER, LAND & NOISE
Resolution Number: 700.10.9
Club: Brampton
Year: 2007
Status: Resolved

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Ontario expresses support of Peel Regional Council’s recommendation to the Ontario Ministry of Environment, i.e.,

“that the Ontario Minister of the Environment be requested to regulate the management of 15 litre Polyethylene terphthalate bottles (PET) water bottles by:
a) mandating a deposit-return system where consumers and the packaging industry bear the costs to manage the empty bottles; or
b) requiring the packing industry to pay 100 per cent of the cost of managing the empty bottles in municipal waste and recycling systems.”


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