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April 20, 2010

McDougall Landfill Solar Compactors Project

This project involves the installation of two solar powered compactor at the McDougall Township Landfill to capture corrugated cardboard currently being landfilled by residents.  The compactors are solar powered with the capability to be hooked up with 110V or single phase back up. Their usage will allow the capture of an additional 300...

July 19, 2011

McMurrich/Monteith Compactor Installation

McMurrich/Monteith is purchasing a set of used compactors from a neighbouring municipality to improve transportation efficiencies in hauling materials to market.  The total project cost is $46,000.  Savings of over $8,000/yr are expected.  They have received $20,677 in funding from the CIF.   Documents Final Report: McMurrich/Monteith Compactors Project Blog Post Related Projects Categories Compactors |...

March 19, 2010

Peterborough Transfer Station Solar Compactors

This project involves the installation of solar powered compactors at two of the County of Peterborough’s transfer stations to improve hauling efficiencies for fibres collected at the two sites.  The compactors are solar powered and will be equipped with remote monitoring capability to allow staff to determine when the bins...

August 12, 2010

Muskoka Transfer Stations Solar Compactors Project

This project involves the installation of two solar powered compactors at each of three different transfer stations operated by the District of Muskoka to improve hauling efficiencies of blue box recyclables. The compactors are solar powered and capable of 110V back up for periods where insufficient sunlight is available to meet load demand. The...

April 27, 2010

Carling Transfer Stations Solar Compactors Project

This project involves the installation of two solar powered compactors each at two of Carling Township’s transfer stations to improve hauling efficiencies.  The compactors are solar powered and capable of 110V back up for periods where insufficient sunlight is available to meet load demand.  Installation of compactors at these two sites is expected to...

April 20, 2010

Whitestone Transfer Station Solar Compactors Project

This project involves the installation of solar powered compactors at each of Whitestone Township’s two transfer stations McDougall to improve hauling efficiencies.  The compactors are solar powered and will be equipped with generators as backups for periods where insufficient sunlight is available to meet load demand.  Installation of compactors at these two sites is...

April 16, 2010

McKellar Transfer Station Solar Compactors Project

This project involves the replacement of side loading covered roll off bins for the collection of blue box recyclables at the McKellar transfer station with two compactor bins.  The compactors are solar powered with 110V or single phase back up and will reduce bin pick up frequency through increased compaction of recyclables resulting...