Regional Cooperation

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...

October 1, 2013

North-Eastern Ontario Service Delivery Model Option Development & Evaluation

The objective of the North-Eastern Ontario: Service Delivery Model Option Development & Evaluation is to complete a detailed analysis of cost implications and feasibility of the recommendations outlined in the MIPC commissioned Study of the Optimization of the Blue Box Material Processing System in Ontario (June 2012). Local analysis...

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 |...

December 8, 2009

Multi-Municipal Recycling Program Development

Completed project to examine the potential to develop a cooperative BB recycling program in the eastern Lake Superior area; undertaken by the CIF at the request of the Town of Wawa. Documents Final Report: Recycling Program Implementation Evaluation Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Regional Cooperation |    

July 7, 2009

Development Support for Cooperative Collection and Processing RFP

Support proponent communities in joint evaluation of a multi-municipal recycling RFP and investigate viability of developing a transfer station. Documents Final Report: Recycling Contract Development and Transfer Evaluation Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Procurement | Regional Cooperation | Transportation |    

September 30, 2009

Recycling Services Cooperative RFP Development

Support for the development of a co-operative RFP for recycling services for the municipalities within Lanark County: Mississippi Mills, Carleton Place, Perth, Drummond/North Elmsley Twp, Beckwith Twp, Montague Twp, Tay Valley Twp, and Lanark Highlands Twp. Documents Final Report: Lanark County Municipal Waste Group Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | Procurement | Regional...

March 11, 2009

North Shore Lake Superior Recycling Study

The objective of this project was to review the options for implementing blue box recycling along the North Shore of Lake Superior from Dorion to Manitouwadge. The evaluation considered a number of program implementation options for the participating communities.  The recommended approach is to share the cost of a...

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 |    

August 22, 2008

Cooperative Recycling Plan

Developed cooperative recycling plan for 6 rural municipalities surrounding City of Thunder Bay (Townships of Gilles, O’Connor, Oliver-Paipoonge, Neebing, Conmee & Shuniah). Documents Final Report: Moving on Diversion: A Recyclable Material Diversion Plan Blog Post Related Projects Categories Best Practices | 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 |    

September 20, 2017

System Optimization Analysis

In preparing for the impact of the Waste Free Ontario Act, the County of Frontenac wishes to develop opportunities to work with its municipalities to explore a regional approach to waste diversion. Documents Final Report: Waste Management Review Blog Post June 21, 2019: Four Townships and a County: A Waste Management Review Related Projects Categories Best...

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 May 10, 2019: CIF...