Depots

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 |    

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 |    

October 1, 2013

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. Documents Final Report: Small Program P&E Plan Implementation Blog Post Related...

October 1, 2013

Central Frontenac Depot Upgrades

Increase depot storage capacity from 16-yd bins to 18 top load 40-yd bins, so as to reduce haulage costs by reducing the number of annual collections required. Goal to reduce hauling costs for recyclables by investing in 18 top loading 40 yd3 roll-off containers. Resulted in 53% reduction in...

April 18, 2011

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%. Documents Final Report: Small Program P&E Plan Implementation Blog Post Related Projects Categories Depots | P&E | Signage |...

October 1, 2013

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. Documents Final Report: Small Program P&E Plan Implementation Blog Post Related Projects Categories Depots |...

February 9, 2010

Noelville Landfill Recycle Depot Restructure

Upgrading the depot/transfer area for blue box recyclables at the Noelville Landfill. Project will allow for use of 3 roll-off bins for the collection and storage of recyclables. This will enable the municipality to lower transportation costs of the recyclables to the processing facility in Sudbury. The project included...

July 26, 2010

Essex Windsor Regional Landfill Public Depot

This project involves construction of a new public service drop off depot at the EWSWA regional landfill. The depot will provide residents with ‘one stop’ drop off of MHSW, WEEE, white goods and blue box recyclables. The facility is expected to divert an additional 200MT of recyclables from surrounding...

July 2, 2010

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...

March 27, 2012

Muskoka District Waste Recycling Strategy Development

Strategy discusses the plan to install eight additional solar powered compactors in depots and the associated costs. Recommendations include purchasing additional compactors for depots, dropping bag limits to one and modifying depot hours to better accommodate seasonal population.   Documents Final Report: Waste Recycling Strategy for the District Municipality of Muskoka Blog Post Related...

July 2, 2010

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...

August 8, 2011

Recycling Depot Signage Upgrade

Installation of signage at one of Meaford’s two public drop offs to improve sortation and general communication with the public. Developed signage at the entrance of the transfer station and in front of and/or hung on appropriate waste collection containers highlighting materials to be placed in that container. Has...