Promotion & Education

#872 Multi-Residential Audits in Toronto

A series of seasonal waste audits to understand current behaviour in multi-residential buildings and monitor/measure the effectiveness of selected multi-residential P&E campaigns and targeted training for selected building superintendents. In this two-part project, the City of Toronto delivers a comprehensive series of waste composition studies to better understand its MR...

#818.6 Lanark Highlands Promotion & Education Initiatives

Delivery of a P&E campaign to increase participation and diversion rates. In an attempt to increase participation in depot recycling, the Township installed new signage at three sites, including directional signage. Signage provided clear instructions on what was accepted at each location. Project # 818.6 Proponent Township of Lanark Highlands CIF Funding $5,000 Documents Final Report: Small...

#672.12 West Nippissing Small Program P&E Plan

CIF assisted smaller municipalities with promotion and education to promote recycling programs. West Nippissing used fliers and new signage to reduce contamination and increase participation rates. Participation increased from 50% to 62% and tonnage increased 10%. Project # 672.12 Proponent Municipality of West Nippissing CIF Funding Documents Final Report: Small Program P&E Plan Implementation

#819.6 McNab/Braeside Small Program P&E Plan

CIF assisted smaller municipalities with promotion and education to promote recycling programs. McNab/Braeside installed new signage at the recycling depot with goal of reducing contamination and increasing diversion. New signs reduced contamination fines and lowered staff time spent sorting recyclables. Project # 819.6 Proponent Township of McNab/Braeside CIF Funding Documents Final Report: Small Program P&E Plan...

#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...

#512.10 North Frontenac P&E Plan

CIF assisted smaller municipalities with promotion and education to promote recycling programs. North Frontenac's goal was to increase tonnage and reduce contamination of recyclables, standardize the program and increase participation by seasonal population and tourists. P&E targeted cottagers and campers using billboards and laminated posters and provided brochures at...

#434 Recycling Workshops for Superintendents & Property Managers

This project will support municipal development of workshops for multi-residential building staff & management in two areas: 1. Train-the-trainer workshop for municipal staff (CIF will run two workshops) and 2. Funding for municipalities to implement workshops. Project # #434 Proponent City of Toronto & Region of Niagara CIF Funding $48,000 Documents Final Report: #434.2 City of Toronto...

#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...

#149 Multi-residential (MR) Containers

Implement E&E best practice on MR collection containers. Quinte Waste Solutions implemented best practices at its multi-residential buildings, which service approximately 5,000 households. This project included adding new and replacing damaged recycling carts, re-labelling carts and distributing new promotion and education materials to tenants and building staff, and adding...