Compactors

October 1, 2013

Optimization of Grey Highlands and Area Depots

This project involves an analysis of depot based collection and processing options for Grey Highlands and surrounding municipalities and funding of supporting infrastructure. The expected cost of the required infrastructure is approximately $125,000 and has a projected payback of 7 years. The CIF will contribute up to $31,250 or...

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...

July 21, 2017

Compactor Cost Savings

Purchase of compaction unit for mixed containers at Tri-R Facility (Armour Township, Town of Burks Falls, & Ryerson Township).  Compaction will improve transfer haul cost effectiveness and other operational efficiencies. Documents Final Report: Compactor Cost Savings Blog Post March 22, 2018: Armour Township Stays Proactive Amidst Changing Conditions Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Compactors |...

September 29, 2014

Sioux Narrows Solar Compactors

Installation of co-mingled solar compactors at Sioux Narrows two depots. The installation is expected to cost approx. $167,000 and will receive 43% funding from CIF with a payback of under 6 years. Documents Final Report: Sioux Narrows Compaction Bins Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Compactors |  

September 29, 2014

Dorset Transfer Station Solar Compactor Project

Installation of fibre and container solar compactors at Algonquin Highlands Dorset transfer station. The installation is expected to cost approx. $158,000 and will receive 43% funding from CIF with a payback of under 6 years. Documents Final Report: Dorset Drop-Off Transfer Site Solar Compactors Blog Post December 2, 2016: Will a Compactor Cut...

August 22, 2014

Conversion to Rear Bin Packer Collection Truck

Conversion of current depot operations from open top rolloff collection to 8yd bins collected by a rear loading compactor truck. The conversion is expected to cost approx. $67,000 and will receive 51% funding from CIF with a payback of under 6 years. Documents Final Report: Conversion to Rear Bin Packer Collection Blog...

October 1, 2013

Compaction Trailer

To facilitate transfer operations between Kenora, Dryden and municipalities that transfer Blue Box materials through the Dryden operation, Kenora has proposed purchase of an additional 110 yd³ compaction trailer with the same configuration as the two existing trailers currently serving that route.  The additional trailer will eliminate deadhead runs...

October 1, 2013

Compaction Trailer & Highway Tractor

Red Lake is proposing to purchase a 110 yd³ trailer with an internal, hydraulically operated compactor unit and to pay for 33% of the costs of a highway tractor to facilitate transfer of Blue Box materials from Red Lake to Winnipeg.  The highway tractor will be used for other...