Operations

#218 Implement MRes Best Practices

City of London will focus on increasing their cart to unit ratio to 1:7 and will introduce cardboard bin collection. The project will also implement multi-res best practices (update database, site visits, performance monitoring, new P&E) and delivery out-reach activities to buildings. This report features a campaign delivered by the City of London...

#250 Implement MRes Best Practices

Waterloo will ‘relaunch’ their multi-res program.  The project will implement best practices (update database, site visits, performance monitoring, new p&e, increase number of carts).  Will distribute in-unit containers to all multi-res households. In this Region of Waterloo project, the following best practices were implemented: conducting site visits to assess recycling performance (benchmarking); providing...

#553.10 Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards Township Promotion & Education

CIF assisted smaller municipalities with promotion and education to promote recycling programs. Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards implemented a communication plan to increase depot recycling, including new signage to help residents know where/what is recyclable. The signs indicate sorting requirements with images and text based support. Blue Box diversion rate...

#201 Multi-Residential Container Density Factors

Visual inspections at MR buildings to determine average density factors & benchmark recycling performance.This report outlines the method and variables considered in the development of a tool to assist municipalities in benchmarking and measuring multi-residential recyclables in the absence of weight scale data (per building and overall). Project # 201 Proponent CIF Funding $5,700 Documents Final Report:...

#706 Muskoka District Waste Recycling Strategy Development

Strategy discusses the plan to install eight additional solar powered compactors in depots and the associated costs. Recommendations include purchasing additional compactors for depots, dropping bag limits to one and modifying depot hours to better accommodate seasonal population. Project # 706 Proponent District Municipality of Muskoka CIF Funding Documents Final Report: Waste Recycling Strategy for the...

#237 Multi-residential (MR) Community Housing Recycling Rooms

Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) is North America’s largest social housing agency with 58,000 units in 330 buildings. Project to create recycling rooms in 25 buildings by retrofitting moving rooms; includes improving security, upgrading ventilation systems and lighting, installing bumpers, convex mirrors, signage etc. Toronto Community Housing (TCHC) delivered an initiative to increase recycling...

#268 Perfecting Indoor Public Space Recycling

$50k in funding was provided to the Town of Whitby to support implementation of an improved public building recycling program. The new containers and enhanced promotional materials are expected to increase diversion by 20% while reducing contamination. This project is expected to assist the CIF in developing better practices in this area of...