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June 16, 2010

Bankrolling Waste Diversion

Ontario is poised to make extended producer responsibility (EPR) the foundation for the province's future waste diversion framework. The full cost of waste diversion would be shifted away from municipal taxpayers, who currently pay 50% of the cost of the Blue Box program, and businesses, which pay for the bulk of their own waste recycling costs, and onto the producers of designated products and packaging materials that end up in the waste stream.

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