July 5, 2011

Transfer Station Transportation Logistics Analysis

This project involves modeling of standard hauling and transfer metrics to Brantford’s proposed transfer station application to determine what, if any, efficiencies can be gained over their current direct hauling option using various TS set ups.  An upset limit of $1040 was established for this phase of the project. Documents Project Synopsis Blog...

October 11, 2011

Transfer Station Scale Upgrades

The City is undertaking an upgrade to the scale system at its transfer facility to automate the collection of weigh scale data. The system will eliminate the need to manually record and input the weigh scale data from the recycling trucks. Documents Final Report: Scale Automation Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Depots |...

August 18, 2013

Transfer Station Construction & Annual Operation Cost Analysis

Review and verification of construction and annual operating cost for the City of Cochrane’s transfer station which was built using reclaimed overseas shipping containers. Documents Final Report: Cochrane Transfer Station Construction and Annual Operation Cost Analysis Blog Post Related Projects Categories Centre of Excellence | Depots |    

July 1, 2014

Small Municipal Depot Guidebook

This guidebook is designed to assist small municipalities with practical information, checklists, costing analysis spreadsheets and other information intended to identify common depot configurations, issues and better practice solutions. The guidebook and much more help with depots can be found on the CIF Center of Excellence dedicated Depots page. Documents Small Municipal Depot...

January 5, 2010

Haldimand County Transfer Station

In late 2008 the municipalities of Haldimand and Norfolk received funding from the CIF (Project 103) to conduct a review of the future viability of their jointly owned facility and to explore the various options. The completed report concluded that cessation of mrf operations and transfer of the two communities materials to more cost effective...

April 21, 2009

Recycling Transfer Station

Construct transfer station for BB material as result of recommendations in CIF #129. Documents Final Report: Recycling Transfer Station Blog Post Related Projects Project #129 Categories Best Practices | Depots |    

August 11, 2009

Sawtooth Bin Wall

Construction of sawtooth wall to facilitate roll-off bins for recyclables at transfer station. Documents Final Report: Waste Site Recycling Sawtooth System Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Depots |    

May 30, 2009

Decision Tree Tool

Development of a decision tree for blue box transfer stations. Documents Final Report: Transfer of Blue Box Recyclable Materials: Factors Affecting Decision Making Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Collection | Depots | Processing |    

December 24, 2008

Optimizing Stratford’s Blue Box Program – Part 2

Program to evaluate & improve recycling at multi-residential facilities and depot. Previous work completed under Stewardship Ontario Effectiveness & Efficiency Program, E&E Project #76, focused on developing revised communications material for the City of Stratford’s recycling program. During this project the need to upgrade multi-residential recycling was identified. Documents Final Report: City...

August 30, 2010

Transfer Station Upgrades

Upgrade the existing recycling drop-off area by increasing the size and layout to accommodate additional bins for recycling and making it more user friendly for residents. Documents Final Report: Transfer Station Upgrades Blog Post Related Projects Project #522.2 Project #522.10 Categories Best Practices | Depots |    

July 17, 2008

Improved Rural Recycling Depots Through Signage

Goals are to: 1) install proper signage at out lying depots; 2) maximize rural recycling depot site efficiency, increase participation, capture and minimize contamination. Documents Final Report: Improved Rural Recycling Depots through Signage Blog Post Related Projects Categories Communication/Education | Depots | P&E |    

September 22, 2014

Depot Upgrade

Replacement of standard 40 yd open top bins with oversize 50 yd bins to reduce lift frequency. The proposed bins will save almost $20,000 per year with a project payback of 5 yrs and CIF contribution of approx. 41%. Documents Final Report: Highlands East Depot Upgrades Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Depots |...

September 21, 2014

Depot Upgrade

A service level upgrade to the Woodstock depot designed to permit collection of EPS and other materials 24 hrs. 7 days a week. Build new fabric storage building, buy new self dumping bins and various site works to permit operating depot 24 hrs. daily. Documents Final Report: City of Woodstock - Depot...