As required under the Environment Quality Act, Ville de Gatineau has started revising its Residual Materials Management Plan (RMMP) for 2022-2028. The Act requires that regional municipalities, such as Ville de Gatineau, develop an RMMP for their territory and revise it every seven years.
An RMMP sets out the management of residual materials throughout a territory, and includes:
Gatineau's 2016-2020 RMMP included 29 measures aimed at meeting the goals set under the Québec residual materials management policy.
Gatineau residents found themselves having to make significant adjustments to their residual materials management habits. Their efforts paid off, leading to Gatineau becoming the big city in Quebec with the smallest volume of ultimate waste per inhabitant in 2020!
The 2022-2028 RMMP will include the goals set out in the 2019-2024 action plan of the Quebec policy on residual materials management:
In addition, the next RMMP will address the following major themes:
Meeting with stakeholders, online questionnaire and survey for residents
Adoption of the RMMP vision, orientations and goals by the Municipal Council
Preparation of the draft RMMP
Adoption of the draft RMMP by the Municipal Council for public consultations
Public consultations on the draft RMMP
Tabling of the public consultations and any modifications to the draft RMMP
Adoption of the modified RMMP by the Municipal Council
Transmission of the modified RMMP to the ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC)
For additional information, contact the RMMP team at email@example.com.
Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 290,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.