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New raccoon-resistant green bins begin rolling out this week

Mayor John Tory demonstrating the features of Toronto's news green bins on April 9, 2015. 680 NEWS/Momin Qureshi

The war on raccoon nation begins this week – and officials are targetting the critters free lunches.

New raccoon-resistant green bins are due to start rolling out to people in Scarborough mid-week and will be more than twice the size of the old ones.

Production began in April, with 1,000 bins coming off the line every day.

Scarborough will be the first borough to get the new bins followed by Etobicoke and then North York.

Distribution is expected to continue until late next year.