P&E

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 |    

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...

August 8, 2011

Recycling Depot Signage Upgrade

Installation of signage at one of Meaford’s two public drop offs to improve sortation and general communication with the public. Developed signage at the entrance of the transfer station and in front of and/or hung on appropriate waste collection containers highlighting materials to be placed in that container. Has...

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...

April 14, 2010

Perfecting Indoor Public Space Recycling

$50k in funding was provided to the Town of Whitby to support implementation of an improved public building recycling program. The new containers and enhanced promotional materials are expected to increase diversion by 20% while reducing contamination. This project is expected to assist the CIF in developing better practices in this area of...

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...

July 2, 2010

Dryden Small Program P&E Plan

CIF assisted smaller municipalities with promotion and education to promote recycling programs. Dryden implemented a P&E program which included depot signage. Diversion of recyclables increased but mostly due to other P&E efforts.   Documents Final Report: Small Program P&E Plan Implementation Blog Post Related Projects Categories Depots | P&E | Signage |