Funded Projects Catalogue

August 2, 2014

Algonquin Highlands Depot Audit

A waste composition study was undertaken at Algonquin Highland’s four, two stream recycling depots to obtain baseline data on the composition and contamination of the township’s Blue Box waste stream in anticipation of development of a new collection and processing tender. The project demonstrated that historical assumptions about the...

June 17, 2012

Material Audit Guide

A waste composition audit guide was developed at the request of a small rural community. This guide is intended to assist small municipalities in completion of a curbside waste audits using internal staff resources. Documents Guide: Curbside Waste Audits: Considerations for Small Communities Blog Post Related Projects Categories Centre of Excellence | Composition Studies |...

April 17, 2012

Curbside Single-Family Audits, MRF Commodity Bale & Residue Audits and MRF Composite Paper Packaging (CPP) Observations

In the spring of 2012 the KRC secured funds from SO to co-fund a series of 4 season curbside single-family waste composition audits in cooperation with selected municipalities. The project also included funding from SO to complete a series of MRF bale and residue audits and analysis of composite...

October 2, 2009

Large Capacity Blue Boxes for Container Stream

Support to purchase, distribute and provide P&E for larger sized residential recycling container. Program to add capacity at the curbside and provide support for distribution and P&E. Documents Final Report: Region of Durham Large Blue Box Container Study Summary Report: Durham Region Additional Complimentary Blue Box Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Collection Containers | Composition Studies...

October 1, 2013

Bonnechere Valley Cooperative Initiative

This project explores the rationale for forming of a waste diversion cooperative amongst a group of municipalities to reduce costs, improve their best practice performance and consolidate elements of their individual programs through joint program management. The project will develop a road map and cost analysis for program transition...

October 1, 2013

North-Eastern Ontario Service Delivery Model Option Development & Evaluation

The objective of the North-Eastern Ontario: Service Delivery Model Option Development & Evaluation is to complete a detailed analysis of cost implications and feasibility of the recommendations outlined in the MIPC commissioned Study of the Optimization of the Blue Box Material Processing System in Ontario (June 2012). Local analysis...

December 2, 2010

Cooperative Waste Recycling Plan

A co-operative planning effort for First Nations Communities (15+) in the Sudbury Region to develop and implement recycling programs in the communities without current programs and  meet best practice in the communities that have a recycling program. Documents Final Report: Sudbury Area First Nation Recycling Program Implementation Evaluation Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Planning |...

March 19, 2010

Integrated Recycling Plan

Piloting of the CIF Recycling Planning Guideline and Template. Seven municipalities in Lambton County requested assistance from CIF with plan development and agreed to pilot the new planning template. Documents Final Report: A Waste Recycling Strategy for Sarnia, Point Edward, St. Clair, Petrolia, and Enniskillen Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Planning | Regional Cooperation |...

December 8, 2009

Multi-Municipal Recycling Program Development

Completed project to examine the potential to develop a cooperative BB recycling program in the eastern Lake Superior area; undertaken by the CIF at the request of the Town of Wawa. Documents Final Report: Recycling Program Implementation Evaluation Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Regional Cooperation |    

July 7, 2009

Development Support for Cooperative Collection and Processing RFP

Support proponent communities in joint evaluation of a multi-municipal recycling RFP and investigate viability of developing a transfer station. Documents Final Report: Recycling Contract Development and Transfer Evaluation Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Procurement | Regional Cooperation | Transportation |    

September 30, 2009

Recycling Services Cooperative RFP Development

Support for the development of a co-operative RFP for recycling services for the municipalities within Lanark County: Mississippi Mills, Carleton Place, Perth, Drummond/North Elmsley Twp, Beckwith Twp, Montague Twp, Tay Valley Twp, and Lanark Highlands Twp. Documents Final Report: Lanark County Municipal Waste Group Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Procurement | Regional...

March 11, 2009

North Shore Lake Superior Recycling Study

The objective of this project was to review the options for implementing blue box recycling along the North Shore of Lake Superior from Dorion to Manitouwadge. The evaluation considered a number of program implementation options for the participating communities.  The recommended approach is to share the cost of a...

August 22, 2008

Cooperative Recycling Plan

Developed cooperative recycling plan for 6 rural municipalities surrounding City of Thunder Bay (Townships of Gilles, O’Connor, Oliver-Paipoonge, Neebing, Conmee & Shuniah). Documents Final Report: Moving on Diversion: A Recyclable Material Diversion Plan Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Regional Cooperation |