Collection

October 2, 2009

Large Capacity Blue Boxes for Container Stream

Support to purchase, distribute and provide P&E for larger sized residential recycling container. Program to add capacity at the curbside and provide support for distribution and P&E. Documents Final Report: Region of Durham Large Blue Box Container Study Summary Report: Durham Region Additional Complimentary Blue Box Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Collection Containers | Composition Studies...

August 1, 2009

Expansion of Blue Box Collection

Expand curbside recycling collection to new residential development; support for communications and recycling boxes. Documents Final Report: Blue Box Curbside Expansion to unserviced condo development Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Collection |    

August 21, 2017

Multi-Residential Cost Allocation Research

A report developed by the CIF Multi-Residential Working Group (MRWG) to provide decision-making guidance to help municipalities determine and negotiate their long-term multi-residential service delivery role in an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) environment. Documents Blog Post Related Projects Categories Centre of Excellence | Collection | Models | Multi-Residential |    

August 16, 2018

Northumberland Transition to Two-Stream from Bags

The County of Northumberland is transitioning from a bag-based single-stream program to two-stream blue box collection. This project provides assistance in purchasing blue boxes and delivering a promotion and education campaign to usher in the new program. Documents Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Collection | Single/Dual Stream |    

March 11, 2016

Municipal Depot Working Group

The Municipal Depot Working Group is a CIF led working group established to provide support and resources to municipalities operating or planning depots. Documents Final Report: Comparison of Recycling Depot Costs Depot Costing Model Blog Post Related Projects Categories Centre of Excellence | Depots | Transition |    

August 18, 2016

Hearst Transition from Depot to Curbside Service

A cost contained diversion rate improvement for the Town of Hearst achieved through an increase in the collection service level from depot based to automated curbside collection and the construction of a transfer station. Documents Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Depots |    

August 2, 2017

York St. Compactor Hydro Upgrade

Project to connect recycling compactors to hydro grid at Township landfill site to provide cost savings. Documents Final Report: York Street Transfer Site - Compactor Hydro Upgrade Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Compactors |    

October 21, 2016

Bancroft Depot Upgrades – Compactors

Depot infrastructure upgrades, signage and installation of two stationary compactors to replace 40 yd. roll-off bins at Dungannon depot to reduce shipping costs. Documents Final Report: Dungannon Waste Disposal Site Upgrades Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Compactors | Depots |    

August 1, 2016

Depot Upgrades – Compactors

This project will save shipping costs by compacting 2 stream recyclable materials. Compacting increases the tonnage per load and reduces the annual number of loads shipped to the MRF. Documents Final Report: Highlands East Depot Upgrades Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Compactors |    

October 1, 2013

Compactor Units & Bins

Fort Frances proposes the installation of two compaction units and the purchase of 4 forty cubic yard compactor bins to accommodate their single stream blue box materials for shipment to the MRF in Winnipeg.  This arrangement will also simplify depot and transfer operations, avoiding issues with outside storage of...

October 1, 2013

Solar Compactor Retrofit

This project is a small retrofit to one of the solar compaction systems at the Township of Whitestone’s busiest depots to address wintertime battery draw down issues. If successful, it will reduce generator operating costs and provide information of value to similar systems across Ontario. The cost of the...