Using the green bin to its full potential - tips from

As you know, October 29th marked a big change in the City of Ottawa's waste collection. The new contracts, which will save residents $10 million per year, mean that organic waste (your green bin) will now be picked up every week! Garbage pickup is now every two weeks, but by taking advantage of waste diversion opportunities - blue and black boxes and the green bin - you will see a noticeable difference in the amount of garbage by your curb and the smell that comes from it. (There has been no change to recycling pickup.)
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