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 Financial model assists in identifying preferred transition date Related Projects Project #1115 Project #1132 Categories Best Practices | Models | Planning | Transition |    

August 21, 2017

Cost Allocation Field Test

The goal of this project is to field test existing CIF costing tools to determine program costs and then design internal accounting controls required for municipalities to actively track and report these costs. Documents Final Report: Small Municipality Full Cost Accounting Toolkit Small Municipality Full Cost Accounting Toolkit Blog Post Related Projects This project was...

September 15, 2016

Full Cost Accounting Study & Data Acquisition Template Development

This Full Cost Accounting Study will develop a data acquisition template that can be used for other municipalities.  A common methodology leveraged through the template to capture full costs will benefit the broad municipal sector as the new legislation is enacted and policy statements are developed. Documents Final Report: York Region...