COVID-19: the City of Québec will be required to store 80% of its recycling

The City of Québec will be required to store 80% of its recycling due to the massive reduction of the activities of its sorting centre.

The mayor Régis Labeaume announced on Thursday that Quebec City does not maintain that 20% of the activities of its sorting centre of recyclable materials and store 80% of the recycling to the process later, once the crisis of the COVID-19 completed.

The City of Quebec was able to convince the Company VIA, which operates its sorting centre, not to close completely the installation of Québec.

“We didn’t want to burn the material to the incinerator. We wanted to avoid it at all costs,” said the mayor.

The number of employees will be reduced in order to maintain the measures of distance in the factory.

The City asks its citizens to continue to recycle as usual at home.

More details to come…

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