Collection Containers

June 2, 2010

Curbside Automated Cart Collection

This project involves the conversion of Guelph’s bag based collection to a three stream bi-weekly blue box auto cart system at an estimated project cost of almost $11.6 million.  CIF funding of approximately $1.3 million or 49% of eligible blue box related costs has been approved. Anticipated savings on the blue box related proportion...

August 9, 2010

Large Curbside Containers

For the purchase and distribution of the 22 gallon blue boxes for the City. The boxes will be promoted for the use of the containers stream of collection. Documents Final Report: Recycling Bin Purchase and Distribution Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Collection Containers |    

December 8, 2010

Large Yellow Box Distribution & Promotion for New Materials

For the distribution of a 24 gallon yellow recycling container to provide additional capacity for the expanded collection of #1-7 plastics in the Town’s recycling program.  There will be an associated P&E campaign to promote the changes to the program along with the distribution of the boxes. Documents Final Report: Large Yellow Box Distribution and Promotion Blog...

February 10, 2011

Multi-residential Cart Purchase

The Town of Smith Falls will purchase 98 – 360 litre carts for use in Multi-res buildings to coincide with expansion of collection of new material (plastics 3-7) roll out in 2011. Carts were purchased co-operatively with neighbouring municipalities and through the CIF cart tender to decrease program cost. Documents Final Report: Multi-Residential Recycling Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best...

December 17, 2009

The Big Blue: Increase Container Capacity and Control Litter

The purchase and distribution of large size (32 gallon) bins for recycling collection. Support for the purchase and distribution of 1000 large bins for the single stream recycling materials. Bins will be sold to residents at City cost. Documents Final Report: The Big Blue: Increasing container capacity and controlling litter Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Collection | Collection...

October 1, 2013

Increasing Curbside Collection Capacity

Large curbside containers will be used to support the harmonization of the blue box program of 8 amalgamated municipalities under Dufferin County. The increase in curbside collection storage capacity is expected to increase capture. Documents Final Report: Large Blue Boxes for New Amalgamated Program Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Collection | Collection Containers...

September 15, 2011

Curbside Recycling Implementation and Material Transfer

Implement an automated curbside collection in Cochrane, expand the recycling program to accept more materials and transfer the recyclables to the Timmins regional transfer facility. Documents Final Report: Curbside Recycling Implementation Blog Post Related Projects Project #616.12 Categories Best Practices | Collection | Collection Containers | Collection Policy |    

August 9, 2010

Purchase of Large Curbside Containers – Whitchurch-Stouffville

Waste Diversion Ontario (now the Resource Recovery and Productivity Authority) identified that providing large collection containers to residents is a best practice. These containers are to have a capacity of at least 22 gallons with a preference for 24 or 25 gallons (or larger) Documents Final Report: CIF Blue Box Subsidization Initiative Blog...