TORONTO, April 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Waste Diversion Ontario (www.wdo.ca) oversees Ontario's recycling programs for electrical and electronic equipment, used tires, Blue Box material, and household hazardous waste. As part of its oversight role, WDO monitors these programs to ensure they are fully funded by the producers of the materials being diverted from our landfills.
Michael answers the following questions:
- What is a recycling fee?
- What is the Used Tires Program?
- How do tire recycling costs work?
- How are tire recycling fees calculated?
- Why are the 2013 tire recycling fees decreasing for cars and light trucks?
- Is a consultation process part of the fee change process?
- What are Off-The-Road tires?
- Why are the Off-The-Road tire recycling fees being increased?
- It appears that agriculture has been singled out? Why?
- Farmers are complaining that these fees are too high - are they?
- Why are the tire fees in some cases higher in Ontario than other provinces?
Audio with caption: "Truth about Tires". Audio available at: http://stream1.newswire.ca/media/2013/04/05/20130405_C3049_AUDIO_EN_25266.mp3
SOURCE: Waste Diversion Ontario
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