Town Increases Waste Fees

Landfill tipping fees, pick up fees and bin rental costs went up this week in Vegreville

Vegreville town council has amended their Waste Management bylaw, along with the fees.

At their last meeting, council agreed to increase landfill tipping fees by 40%, while there is a 42% increase in pick-up fees for containers and bin rental fees.

Town Councillor Mike Simpson says that the increase will actually be minimal.

Landfill tipping fees have not increased since 2008, while expenses has increased about 5% each year.

As for the garbage bins, garbage collection costs have increase about 7% each year, while the fees have stayed the same since 2010.

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