City of Barrie has 280 multi-res buildings and 7,500 units. Barrie will implement best practices including: complete site visits, update database, increase recycling cart capacity, develop and deliver new P&E materials.
In this best practices initiative, the City of Barrie: increased container space per building to meet the recommended ratio of 1 cart for every 7 units; increased in-unit storage capacity, and; ensured educational material was received by residents through hand delivery. The report provides many details of Barrie’s multi-residential sector, including data on barriers to recycling. Overall, this program boosted the municipality’s well-established MR program by 20% (tonnage).
|Proponent||City of Barrie|
|Documents||Final Report: Multi-residential Recycling: Implementing Best Practices|