[38] Bill 96 Original (PDF)

Bill 96 2006

An Act to amend the Education Act

Note: This Act amends the Education Act. For the legislative history of the Act, see Public Statutes - Detailed Legislative History on

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.  This Act comes into force 180 days after the day it receives Royal Assent.

Short title

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.