One man’s garbage also comes with a bill as tipping fees have increased slightly at the McKelvey Creek Landfill.

One man’s garbage also comes with a bill as tipping fees have increased slightly at the McKelvey Creek Landfill.

New fees in effect at Greater Trail landfill

Tipping fees at the McKelvey Creek Landfill have increased by one third.

Tipping fees at the McKelvey Creek Landfill have increased by one third.

Recognizing that the Regional District Tipping Fee will be increasing to $3 per garbage bag (instead of $2), the city’s fee for sale of residential garbage bags will be increased as well.

At present, the city charges a fee of $1 for the purchase of both residential garbage bags and clear yard waste bags.

In its April 18 regular council meeting, councilor Robert Cacchioni noted the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary approved an increase in the tipping fees at McKelvey Creek Landfill.

Although it has been noted, that clear yard and garbage bags are more commonly sold.

The new price includes a suggestion for council’s consideration; the change of price for residential garbage bags could ring in at $2 per bag.