Bill 147 2006
An Act to amend the Education Act
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:
1. Subsection 170 (1) of the Education Act is amended by adding the following paragraph:
waste reduction in schools
8.1 ensure that,
i. every classroom has a minimum of two recycling containers, one for paper and one for plastic and aluminium,
ii. every school cafeteria has a recycling facility and that the recycling facility clearly indicates which materials are recyclable and where in the facility the different materials are to be placed;
2. (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.
(2) Section 1 comes into force 180 days after the day this Act receives Royal Assent.
3. The short title of this Act is the Education Amendment Act (School Waste Reduction), 2006.
The Bill amends the Education Act by imposing duties on the board to ensure that every classroom has recycling containers and that every cafeteria in a school has a recycling facility.