Starting in early 1990s, many municipal and regional governments introduced a collection fee per bag or other approved container of garbage. In general, a fixed number of bags or other containers are collected free of charge with any excess required to be affixed with a tag in payment of the prescribed collection fee. These Garbage Tags usually take the form of a self-adhesive strip or decal and must be purchased in advance from a government office or other authorized vendor.
The application of the collection fee varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Some localities require a tag on all garbage. Others localities have special tags for higher fees charged on large items and other special disposals such as vehicle tires and devices containing ozone-depleting refrigerants. Recyclable materials that are properly separated and sorted are typically exempt from a collection fee.
Garbage Bag Tag from Corner Brook, NL, to be used on each bag over the limit of four
Garbage Bag Tag for extra bag from the Village of McAdam, NB
Garbage Bag Tag from Lambton Shores, ON
Garbage Bag Tag for extra bag from the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, AB
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