September 14, 2010

Maximizing Residential Waste Diversion – Phase 2

The current project is the second phase of an earlier project that formulated a menu of strategies designed to increase recycling in multi-res buildings. In Phase 2, the strategies will be tested in pilot buildings. Strategies range from training for building staff to recycling incentives for residents and staff. Documents Final Report: Tower Renewal Waste Diversion...

July 23, 2009

Route Optimization Software

The purpose of this project was to ascertain the current state of development of route optimization software and to determine whether there was one or more inexpensive software systems which interested municipalities could use to review their current collection routing for opportunities to improve efficiencies. Stantec Ltd. was contracted to...

February 12, 2010

Plastics RFP

A pilot project to process up to 25,300 tonnes per year of mixed plastics from Ontario recycling programs. Funded jointly with Stewardship Ontario, this project aims to source ‘other plastics’ (i.e. beyond numbers 1 and 2) for reprocessing with innovative technologies that may lead to a long-term solution for municipalities. Entropex (Sarnia) and EFS Plastics...

November 13, 2008

Optical Sorter

Install a two-valve TiTech Polysort Optical sortation system in the MRF. Documents Final Report: Review of the City of Hamilton Optical Sorting System Blog Post Related Projects Categories Innovation | Innovation | MRF | Operations | Processing |    

March 20, 2009

EPS Densification

Engineering to develop a mobile expanded polystyrene densification program that can go from municipality-to-municipality to process EPS and send to market. Documents Final Report: Densification and Recycling of Post-Consumer Polystyrene Packaging Blog Post July 13, 2018: CIF Pilot Project Confirms Expanded Polystyrene Recycling Possible but Challenging Related Projects Project #731 Project #1035 Categories End Markets | Innovation | Material Separation |...