February 25, 2010

P&E Enhancement

Pilot Promotion and Education project (3 sites to test). Development of a web portal for the promotion of the recycling program. Web site includes a waste exchange element as well as program information. Usage of the website will be monitored to determine the effectiveness of the tool. Documents Website: http://www.wellington.reuses.com/ Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | P&E |...

September 9, 2010

Mobile Education Unit

This project involves the design and development of an innovative mobile education unit for use by County staff at schools and public events. Its purpose is to educate residents about the County’s waste diversion programs.  The unit is expected to have a reach of over 40,000 residents annually and with a potential diversion rate...

September 9, 2010

School Recycling Program

This project involves implementation of a school recycling program in cooperation with the County’s local school boards.  The new program will be consistent with the County’s blue box program and will promote the correct way to recycle within the County. The new program is expected to divert approximately 500 tonnes/yr of recyclables and reduce curbside...

December 2, 2010

Blue Box Program Communications Relaunch

EWSWA will be re-launching its P&E efforts with the goal to increase blue box capture rates by 10% over a 2 year period.  The relaunch will include redesigned P&E materials, the development of an updated website including the use of social media and marketing tools, upgrading and developing school curriculum materials and ongoing monitoring...

October 5, 2010

Waste Disposal Site Signage

The production and installation of new and enhanced signage for the blue box recycling collection depot are at the landfill site as per best practice. Documents Final Report: Waste Disposal Site Signage Blog Post Related Projects Categories Communication/Education | P&E |    

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...

March 23, 2011

Coordination of School Curriculum Development Initiative

In 2011, the CIF contracted Trow Associates to coordinate a Blue Box school curriculum working group on behalf of the CIF. Tasks included coordinating meetings, developing agendas, tracking minutes and interviewing stakeholders. Documents Project Synopsis Blog Post Related Projects Categories P&E | Project Support |    

March 28, 2011

Blue Box Promotions

North Bay is taking advantage of the 20th year celebrations of its blue box program to promote and reinforce the program through a series of radio ads and other activities consistent with its communications plan. Documents Final Report: North Bay's Blue Box Education and Promotion Project Blog Post Related Projects Categories Communication/Education | P&E |    

April 18, 2011

Promotion of Expanded Recycling Program & Distribution of Large Curbside Containers

Norfolk County is expanding the types of material collected in its blue box system to include thermoform plastic containers.  CIF is supporting Norfolk with the purchase and distribution of the blue boxes as well as new promotion and education material. Documents Final Report: Promotion of Expanded Recycling Program & Distribution of Large...

October 11, 2011

P&E Campaign for Expanded Materials

Provide funding to develop P&E materials to support the addition of new plastic packaging to the blue box program. The additional materials are added as a result of utilizing the new London MRF for processing. The materials developed will be transferable to other programs using the London MRF. Documents Final Report: Promotion...

August 16, 2011

Promotion and Education Campaign

The City of Ottawa will launch a multi-media campaign which includes the use of print, social media, online ads and electronic bill boards to improve resident knowledge of what can and can not be recycled. The objective will be to increase the capture of targeted materials such as aluminum and...

September 7, 2011

Promotion & Education Initiatives

Funding support for some new P&E initiatives for the City of Woodstock to promote its recycling program.  The initiatives include signage for the collection vehicles, radio advertising and multi-residential materials. Documents Final Report: P&E Plan Implementation Blog Post Related Projects Categories Communication/Education | P&E |    

July 6, 2011

Mixed Plastics Promotion & Education Campaign

Promotion and Education campaign to increase the capture rate of mixed plastics, with particular focus on PET, in the participating municipalities of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough, Peterborough County and County of Northumberland. This project will also determine the effectiveness of a multi-municipal P&E campaign in order to establish a...