Provision of Blue Boxes

By-Law Number
As Amended by

Legislative History: Enacted September 19, 2017 (By-law No. CPOL.-88-340); Amended June 26, 2018 (By-law No. CPOL.-313-304)

Last Review Date: July 25, 2023

Service Area Lead: Director – Climate Change, Environment and Waste Management

1. Policy Statement

The policy establishes the situations and/or occurrences for which Blue Boxes will be provided.

2. Definitions

Not Applicable.

3. Applicability

This policy applies to the situations in which Blue Boxes will be provided.

4. The Policy

That the following “Blue Box” provision policy be established:

a) Two Blue Boxes be provided to residents of newly constructed homes at no cost;

b) Blue Boxes damaged by collection vehicles or snow plows be replaced at no cost;

c) Blue Boxes delivered to residents in 2011 have a seven year warranty and will be replaced at no cost as they become broken from normal wear and tear;

d) Blue Boxes may be provided by City staff at no cost as part of a promotion or campaign to increase recycling and to encourage correct sorting of recyclables (maximum allocated in this category per year is 1,000 Blue Boxes); and

e) Blue Boxes may be purchased at City of London EnviroDepots and the maximum number purchased at one time is two.

Last modified:Tuesday, April 09, 2024