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Curbside Recycling

Regina's curbside recycling program is set to begin in July, and we talk about how the program works, and how other programs in Canada work.


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Vancouver

Service Includes: Green bin for compost, grey bin for garbage, recycling in clear blue bags

Cost:
Recycling $32/year
Medium garbage (avg.) $133/year
Green bin: $105/year

Victoria

Service Includes: Kitchen scraps/compost, garbage, and blue box

Cost:
Blue box program is free
Compost + Garbage is $183/year

Calgary

Service Includes: Single stream blue bin

Cost:
Recycling bin $88.80/year

Edmonton

Service Includes: Recycling bags, unlimited

Cost:
Garbage/Recycling and recycling programs all included in utility bill
Total utility bill is $424/year

Saskatoon

Service Includes: One stream blue cart

Cost:
$55.92/year, recycling only

Regina

Service Includes: One stream blue cart

Cost:
$91.25/year, recycling only

Winnipeg

Service Includes: One stream bin

Cost:
$51.10/year, recycling only

Toronto

Service Includes: Recycling of paper/plastic, organics, yard waste, and garbage

Cost:
Compost/Blue bin: free
Garbage, medium (avg.) bin $47.93/year

Ottawa

Service Includes: Garbage in bags, green bin for yard waste, blue bin for recyclables, optional

Cost:
$82/year for all services

St. Johns

Service Includes: Self purchased bags for garbage and recycling

Cost:
Free

Charlottetown

Service Includes: Blue bag for paper, bag for plastic, green bin for kitchen compost, grey cart for yard compost, black bin for garbage

Cost:
$205/year - includes above services, plus tree pick up, battery recycling, biennial yard clean up, free disposal of hazardous waste

Halifax

Service Includes: Organics cart, blue bag for paper, blue bag for plastic, garbage can

Cost:
All included in property tax, could not be calculated

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