P&E

September 15, 2015

Relaunch Blue Boxes

Harmonization of regional program. Relaunch program with a one time distribution of 60,000 large capacity boxes to residents. Documents Final Report: Relaunch of Blue Box Program Blog Post Related Projects Project #937 Categories Best Practices | Collection Containers | P&E |    

October 7, 2015

Peel Multi-Residential Residue Management Plan & P&E Campaign

A multi-faceted P&E campaign to address MR residue issues.  Posters, lobby displays, door hangers and building newsletters will be employed to educate residents about the most prevalent contamination problems: 1) Blue Box material inside a tied plastic bag, and 2) tied and loose unsolicited materials. P&E will address proper...

September 28, 2015

Single Stream Conversion, P&E Support Campaign

Oxford County multi-media P&E campaign to support the transition to single stream, expanded list of targeted materials and increased collection frequency starting in September 2015.  A significant focus of the campaign will be residue management, which is critical to the successful introduction of a single stream program. Documents Final Report: Oxford...

Small Community Recycling Promotion & Education

CIF assisted small municipalities with promotion and education to promote recycling programs. These projects commenced between 2010 and 2013 and were completed between 2011 and 2016. Documents Addington Highlands, Township of (#503.10) Admaston/Bromley, Township of (#522.10) Alfred and Plantagenet, Township of (604.12) Bancroft, Town of (#607.12) Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan, Township of (#612.12) Casselman, Village of (#571.10) ...

June 28, 2016

RFP Support and P&E Campaign

Assist with drafting/issue of new joint recycling collection/processing RFP/Tender. Documents Final Report: Multi-Municipality Recycling RFP/Tender and Promotion & Education Material Project Blog Post February 15, 2109: A Multi-Municipal Initiative: RFP and P&E Development Related Projects Categories Centre of Excellence | P&E | Procurement | Regional Cooperation |    

February 10, 2010

Cooperative Multi-Municipal Recycling Communications Program Implementation

Implementation of a cooperative promotion and education program that was recommended in CIF Project #102 report. Project includes the development of a common communications plan and promotion material. Documents Final Report: Development of Waste Management Communications Blog Post Related Projects Categories Communication/Education | P&E | Regional Cooperation |    

August 1, 2018

Multi-Residential Contamination Abatement P&E Campaign

A study designed to quantify the extent to which the approach of repeated P&E messaging brings residents into alignment with the requested set out behaviour at multi-residential buildings to minimize residue rates and lower blue box costs. A cost benefit analysis will be completed.  If the approach proves to...

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...

October 1, 2013

Lanark Highlands Promotion & Education Initiatives

Delivery of a P&E campaign to increase participation and diversion rates. In an attempt to increase participation in depot recycling, the Township installed new signage at three sites, including directional signage. Signage provided clear instructions on what was accepted at each location. Documents Final Report: Small Program P&E Plan Implementation Blog Post Related...

April 18, 2011

West Nippissing Small Program P&E Plan

CIF assisted smaller municipalities with promotion and education to promote recycling programs. West Nippissing used fliers and new signage to reduce contamination and increase participation rates. Participation increased from 50% to 62% and tonnage increased 10%. Documents Final Report: Small Program P&E Plan Implementation Blog Post Related Projects Categories Depots | P&E | Signage |...

October 1, 2013

McNab/Braeside Small Program P&E Plan

CIF assisted smaller municipalities with promotion and education to promote recycling programs. McNab/Braeside installed new signage at the recycling depot with goal of reducing contamination and increasing diversion. New signs reduced contamination fines and lowered staff time spent sorting recyclables. Documents Final Report: Small Program P&E Plan Implementation Blog Post Related Projects Categories Depots |...

July 2, 2010

Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards Township Promotion & Education

CIF assisted smaller municipalities with promotion and education to promote recycling programs. Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards implemented a communication plan to increase depot recycling, including new signage to help residents know where/what is recyclable. The signs indicate sorting requirements with images and text based support. Blue Box diversion rate...

July 2, 2010

North Frontenac P&E Plan

CIF assisted smaller municipalities with promotion and education to promote recycling programs. North Frontenac's goal was to increase tonnage and reduce contamination of recyclables, standardize the program and increase participation by seasonal population and tourists. P&E targeted cottagers and campers using billboards and laminated posters and provided brochures at...