Collection Policy

August 9, 2012

Comparative Analysis of Single and Two Stream Program Performance

The CIF has received inquiries from numerous municipalities over the past three years about the applicability of single stream vs. two stream collection systems. This study is intended to gather up to date information on the application, pros, cons and relative costs of the two systems for consideration by municipalities. Documents Final...

September 15, 2011

Curbside Recycling Implementation and Material Transfer

Implement an automated curbside collection in Cochrane, expand the recycling program to accept more materials and transfer the recyclables to the Timmins regional transfer facility. Documents Final Report: Curbside Recycling Implementation Blog Post Related Projects Project #616.12 Categories Best Practices | Collection | Collection Containers | Collection Policy |    

November 30, 2010

Multi-Res: RFID Integration with On-Board Weigh Scales

Peel Region will integrate RFID technology on garbage & recycling containers with on-board weigh scales on all collection vehicles. The overall project goal is to position the region to monitor generation quantities and implement a user pay system for multi-residential waste collection. Documents Final Report: RFID Integration with On-Board Weigh Scales Blog Post July 6, 2018: Using RFID...

September 5, 2015

Clear Bag Implementation P&E

The Town of Kearny is switching to a clear bags policy for incoming garbage to the municipal waste management site.  This project will provide funding to share in the cost of implementing the P&E described in the new CIF Clear Bag toolkit and builds on the success of neighbouring Township...

October 3, 2014

Multi-Residential Service Standardization Initiative

This initiative is designed to standardize Multi-Residental (MR) collection amongst Quinte Waste Solutions (QWS) municipal partners. In-unit recycling bags (30-|) will be supplied to buildings to bring the storage capacity up to the recommended Best Practice levels. As part of the initiative, P&E tactics addressing residual and sorting issues will...

May 1, 2015

Clear Bag Implementation Toolkit: The Ontario Experience

The intent of this initiative is to deliver a comprehensive tool designed to provide municipal councilors and staff with key information, case studies and an implementation road map prior to approval of a clear bag program. Documents Final Report: Clear Bag Garbage Program Implementation Toolkit: A municipal step-by-step guide Blog Post Related Projects Categories Centre of...

February 23, 2011

London Multi-Res In-Unit Blue Bags

In-unit Blue Bags will be provided to Multi-residential households to provide capacity to store and transport recyclables. The bags will be large capacity (9 gallons) with full-colour photo graphics to provide recycling information. Documents Final Report: Multi-residential Recycling: Implementing Best Practices City of London Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Collection Policy |