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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

September 20, 2020

Depot Cost Analysis, Phases 1-3

As a follow up to the depot cost analysis work undertaken under CIF Project #758, Peel Region requested that CIF complete an ABC study of their depot operations to ground truth the previous study’s results.  The scope includes an in-depth analysis of two of Peel’s sites plus a desktop...

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 August 27, 2020: A comparison of municipal Blue Box recycling depot costs Related Projects Project #1133 Project #1134 Categories Centre of Excellence | Depots...

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 September 6, 2019: Town of Hearst improves diversion and contain costs in a small municipal...

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 |