August 21, 2017

Multi-Residential Cost Allocation Research

A report developed by the CIF Multi-Residential Working Group (MRWG) to provide decision-making guidance to help municipalities determine and negotiate their long-term multi-residential service delivery role in an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) environment. Documents Blog Post Related Projects Categories Centre of Excellence | Collection | Models | Multi-Residential |    

September 29, 2014

Multi-Residential Audits in Toronto

A series of seasonal waste audits to understand current behaviour in multi-residential buildings and monitor/measure the effectiveness of selected multi-residential P&E campaigns and targeted training for selected building superintendents. In this two-part project, the City of Toronto delivers a comprehensive series of waste composition studies to better understand its MR...

June 20, 2011

Multi-Residential Best Practices

The City of Cornwall has 200 multi-res buildings.  Cornwall will implement multi-res best practices including:  complete site visits, update database, increase recycling cart capacity, develop and deliver new P&E materials. Alongside the implementation of standard best practices (creating and maintaining a database, benchmarking and monitoring, improving bin capacity, and providing...

April 12, 2010

Implement MRes Best Practices

City of London will focus on increasing their cart to unit ratio to 1:7 and will introduce cardboard bin collection. The project will also implement multi-res best practices (update database, site visits, performance monitoring, new P&E) and delivery out-reach activities to buildings. This report features a campaign delivered by the City of London...

February 10, 2010

Implement MRes Best Practices

Waterloo will ‘relaunch’ their multi-res program.  The project will implement best practices (update database, site visits, performance monitoring, new p&e, increase number of carts).  Will distribute in-unit containers to all multi-res households. In this Region of Waterloo project, the following best practices were implemented: conducting site visits to assess recycling performance (benchmarking); providing...

September 17, 2009

Multi-Residential Container Density Factors

Visual inspections at MR buildings to determine average density factors & benchmark recycling performance.This report outlines the method and variables considered in the development of a tool to assist municipalities in benchmarking and measuring multi-residential recyclables in the absence of weight scale data (per building and overall). Documents Final Report: Container Density...

November 4, 2010

Implement MRes Best Practices

Peel Region will implement multi-res best practices: complete site visits, update database, increase recycling cart capacity, develop and deliver new P&E materials. The Region will also implement KPMG best practices and transition to a front-end bin system at larger buildings. Over a timespan of 5 years, Peel Region boosted its MR program by...

May 12, 2010

Implement MRes Best Practices

City of Barrie has 280 multi-res buildings and 7,500 units.  Barrie will implement best practices including:  complete site visits, update database, increase recycling cart capacity, develop and deliver new P&E materials. In this best practices initiative, the City of Barrie: increased container space per building to meet the recommended ratio of 1 cart...

September 21, 2010

Multi-residential (MR) Community Housing Recycling Rooms

Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) is North America’s largest social housing agency with 58,000 units in 330 buildings. Project to create recycling rooms in 25 buildings by retrofitting moving rooms; includes improving security, upgrading ventilation systems and lighting, installing bumpers, convex mirrors, signage etc. Toronto Community Housing (TCHC) delivered an initiative to increase recycling...

September 26, 2011

Recycling Workshops for Superintendents & Property Managers

This project will support municipal development of workshops for multi-residential building staff & management in two areas: 1. Train-the-trainer workshop for municipal staff (CIF will run two workshops) and 2. Funding for municipalities to implement workshops. In an effort to reach council’s goal of 65% diversion, Niagara Region developed a...

March 19, 2009

Multi-residential (MR) Containers

Implement E&E best practice on MR collection containers. Quinte Waste Solutions implemented best practices at its multi-residential buildings, which service approximately 5,000 households. This project included adding new and replacing damaged recycling carts, re-labelling carts and distributing new promotion and education materials to tenants and building staff, and adding...