Solid Waste Management Services
City Council approved Solid Waste Management Services' 2013 Rates and Operating/Capital Budget
Toronto City Council, at its November 29, 2012 meeting, approved the Solid Waste Management Services' 2013 rates and operating/capital budget. Council approved a 0% increase in 2013 for Solid Waste Volume-Based Rates. For those with small Garbage Bins, Council eliminated the $2.84 credit. City Council also voted to suspend the collection of solid waste user fees for 2013 from Non-Residential customers including charities and not-for-profit organizations. Staff were further directed to consult with these organizations to assess the impact of fees and to develop strategies to maximize diversion in this sector.
More detailed information on the documents submitted and the process leading up to Council's ruling (e.g. presentation, Analyst Notes, Briefing Notes and Media Backgrounder) is available via the 2013 City Budget web page. Information is also available in the November 7, 2012 News Release.