Public Spaces

#548.7 Toronto Public Space Recycling

City of Toronto waste management staff have assumed responsibility of waste management services throughout the City and are implementing automated cart collection of waste and recyclables to improve collection efficiencies.  They are also trialing new container designs in an effort to reduce contamination.  The total cost of the project...

#637.13 Public Space Recycling Compaction Containers

Development of a public space recycling program though the City Downtown and waterfront areas as part of a redevelopment project.  The program will utilize solar powered compaction bins for collection of materials to try the technology and lower costs for collection. Installed 16 solar powered self-compacting Big Belly Bins for...

#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...

#564.7 Niagara Public Space Recycling Program – Phase 1

Niagara Region in cooperation with its local municipalities is working on a major expansion of its recycling services into local BIA’s, arenas, public buildings, parks and more.  This multi-year project received $55,207 in funding from the CIF representing 40% of the municipality’s funding request. Installed 161 recycling bins in BIAs...