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Economic Impact of Ontario’s Waste Sector

According to a report by the Conference Board of Canada, Ontario’s waste management sector directly employs 17,393 workers and generates $2.79 billion in gross domestic product (GDP) and $570 million in tax revenues. In addition to these direct impacts, the sector purchased a wide variety of goods and services from firms in other industries across Ontario. This supply-chain impact is $815 million in GDP and 9,543 jobs. The waste sector’s total economic footprint amounts to $4.23 billion in GDP and 33,327 jobs across Ontario. Click here for full report