September 15, 2015

Transfer Station Activity Based Costing Analysis

A financial review and rate setting analysis relating to positioning Timmins as a regional hub for recyclable materials.  This performance audit is designed to determine the useful life remaining in the system and current value. Documents Final Report: Costing Analysis for Transfer Station Recycling Activities Blog Post September 9, 2016: Activity Based Costing...

January 12, 2020

Generic Contingency Plan Guide

A number of municipalities encountered serious service failures in 2019.  As a result, the CIF was asked to prepare guidance materials on how to develop and implement a contingency plan. Documents  CIF Contingency Plan Guide for Service Disruptions Blog Post April 16, 2020: Guide for Developing a Waste Management Service Contingency Plan now...

June 7, 2017

MRF Options Analysis

With passage of the Waste Free Ontario Act, Peterborough, like many municipal MRF operators, undertook an options analysis for their facility.  The CIF provided up to $40,000 towards assisting the City with this work. Documents Final Report: Peterborough MRF Conversion Options Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | MRF | Planning |    

August 12, 2019

Business Case – Curbside Waste Diversion Policy Alternatives

As part of the development of the next collection contract/RFP, this project seeks to develop a business case for different collection options intended to increase waste diversion rates for the City of Ottawa’s curbside Blue Box program. Documents Blog Post May 24, 2019: A Major Ontario Municipality’s Cost Benefit Analysis for Curbside...

September 16, 2020

Solid Waste Master Plan

This project proposes to provide the City of Ottawa with a Solid Waste Master Plan that will guide their management of municipal solid waste over the next 30 years. The Plan will consider their role as the Blue Box Program transitions to IPR. Documents Blog Post April 8, 2021: Public Engagement: Going...

October 1, 2013

Bonnechere Valley Cooperative Initiative

This project explores the rationale for forming of a waste diversion cooperative amongst a group of municipalities to reduce costs, improve their best practice performance and consolidate elements of their individual programs through joint program management. The project will develop a road map and cost analysis for program transition...

December 2, 2010

Cooperative Waste Recycling Plan

A co-operative planning effort for First Nations Communities (15+) in the Sudbury Region to develop and implement recycling programs in the communities without current programs and  meet best practice in the communities that have a recycling program. Documents Final Report: Sudbury Area First Nation Recycling Program Implementation Evaluation Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Planning |...

March 19, 2010

Integrated Recycling Plan

Piloting of the CIF Recycling Planning Guideline and Template. Seven municipalities in Lambton County requested assistance from CIF with plan development and agreed to pilot the new planning template. Documents Final Report: A Waste Recycling Strategy for Sarnia, Point Edward, St. Clair, Petrolia, and Enniskillen Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Planning | Regional Cooperation |...

July 20, 2020

IPR Transition Financial Planning Model Training Course

The CIF is offering a training session on the IPR Transition Financial Planning Model (See Project #1115/1116). Training will provide an overview of inputs for the model and outline the utility of outputs with respect to future cost considerations. The model aims to identify the financial implications of transitioning...

September 15, 2016

EPR Activity Based Costing Model

This project will provide Toronto with an accurate account of its’ total cost of blue box services; outline a number of the key considerations during implementation and transition to EPR; and provide Activity Based Costing tools for use in Toronto and across the Province. Documents EPR Analysis Template for Municipalities Instructions for...

March 10, 2020

2020 IPR Transition Financial Planning Model Ground Truthing

Data inputs and ground truthing of Transition Planning Model (Project #1115) for consideration of operational and financial implications from 2023-2025. Documents Excel Model: Transition Planning Model Blog Post June 5, 2020: Financial model assists in identifying preferred transition date Related Projects Project #1115 Project #1132 Categories Best Practices | Models | Planning | Transition |