Depots

August 30, 2010

Transfer Station Upgrades

Upgrade the existing recycling drop-off area by increasing the size and layout to accommodate additional bins for recycling and making it more user friendly for residents. Documents Final Report: Transfer Station Upgrades Blog Post Related Projects Project #522.2 Project #522.10 Categories Best Practices | Depots |    

July 17, 2008

Improved Rural Recycling Depots Through Signage

Goals are to: 1) install proper signage at out lying depots; 2) maximize rural recycling depot site efficiency, increase participation, capture and minimize contamination. Documents Final Report: Improved Rural Recycling Depots through Signage Blog Post Related Projects Categories Communication/Education | Depots | P&E |    

September 22, 2014

Depot Upgrade

Replacement of standard 40 yd open top bins with oversize 50 yd bins to reduce lift frequency. The proposed bins will save almost $20,000 per year with a project payback of 5 yrs and CIF contribution of approx. 41%. Documents Final Report: Highlands East Depot Upgrades Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Depots |...

September 21, 2014

Depot Upgrade

A service level upgrade to the Woodstock depot designed to permit collection of EPS and other materials 24 hrs. 7 days a week. Build new fabric storage building, buy new self dumping bins and various site works to permit operating depot 24 hrs. daily. Documents Final Report: City of Woodstock - Depot...

September 15, 2015

West Elgin Depot Upgrades

Purchase bins & upgrade depot in order to participate in London’s regional recycling program. Documents Final Report: Municipality of West Elgin - Depot Upgrade Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Depots |    

March 9, 2016

Depot Upgrades

This project involves development of an “options analysis” and possible conceptual facility design to address traffic loading issues at the Kenora landfill and public drop-off. Documents Final Report: Kenora Recycling Depot Options Review Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Depots |    

August 4, 2016

Convert Depots to Front End Load (FEL) Service

Site upgrades, signage and purchase of 8 yd. FEL bins to replace 40 yd. roll-off bins at 3 municipal depots to reduce shipping costs.  FEL vehicles compact materials producing more tonnes per load and fewer loads shipped to the MRF. Documents Final Report: Depot to Front End Bin Service Implementation Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best...

August 14, 2019

Depot Operations Cost Data RFQ

During the course of discussions about transition planning, it became apparent that municipalities needed assistance in determining their depot operating costs. The project involved development of a team of qualified consultants to aid municipalities in assessing their overhead administration, operating and capital costs across a range of sites. Documents Synopsis Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best...

September 24, 2015

Red Lake Loading Ramp, Recycling Containment Wall

Red Lake proposed to build a loading ramp and make modifications to their recycling shed to facilitate loading of their newly acquired compaction trailer for shipping materials to Winnipeg. Documents Final Report: Implementation of Municipally Hauled Recyclables to Winnipeg, Manitoba at Balmertown Waste Disposal Site Blog Post April 12, 2016: Red Lake’s Recycling Transport...

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 25%...

July 29, 2016

Conversion of Depots to Front End Load Service

Site upgrades, signage and purchase of 8 yd. FEL bins to replace 40 yd. roll-off bins at 9 municipal depots to reduce shipping costs.  FEL vehicles compact materials producing more tonnes per load and fewer loads shipped to the MRF. Documents Final Report: Roll off to Front End Bin Service Implementation Blog Post September...

June 22, 2017

Processing RFP Support

A project to assist the Township of Perry with drafting a new depot hauling and recyclables processing RFP. Documents Final Report: RFP Development Support Request for Proposal: Transportation, Processing and Marketing of Recyclable Material Blog Post Related Projects Categories Centre of Excellence | Depots | Procurement |    

July 27, 2018

Covered Bins Evaluation

Testing of a new roll-off container bin cover system to determine weight impacts of moisture laden fiber products and snow/ice content in depot collected materials. Documents Final Report: Evaluation of Roll-Off Bin Covers Blog Post February 21, 2020: Processing cost savings with covered bins Related Projects Categories Centre of Excellence | Contamination | Depots |    

July 18, 2018

Complimentary Depot Analysis Toolkit

The County of Wellington is developing two toolkits to support decision making with respect to complimentary blue box depot services. Documents Final Report: Behaviors surrounding waste drop off sites Sample Size Calculator Blog Post December 7, 2018: Get help with stats: New CIF tool and example from Wellington County Related Projects Categories Centre of Excellence | Depots |...