The Regional Service Commissions will provide solid waste disposal
services to the Municipalities, Rural Communities and Local Service
Districts within their respective regions, a role currently performed by
the Solid Waste Commissions. This includes the operation of the
landfills and transfer stations, as well the coordination of various
recycling programs, the handling of hazardous waste and the promotion of
The Regional Service Commissions may also become involved in handling the collection of solid waste and in the generation of electricity, as is presently the case in some regions.