Single/Dual Stream

August 9, 2012

Comparative Analysis of Single and Two Stream Program Performance

The CIF has received inquiries from numerous municipalities over the past three years about the applicability of single stream vs. two stream collection systems. This study is intended to gather up to date information on the application, pros, cons and relative costs of the two systems for consideration by municipalities. Documents Final...

June 9, 2009

Bluewater Efficiency Study

AET and Jacques Whitford to review collection efficiency of Bluewater Recycling Association’s change to automated single stream collection. Documents Final Report: Recycling Collection Operations Review Blog Post Related Projects Project #135 Categories Best Practices | Collection | Single/Dual Stream |    

August 2, 2017

Two-Stream Harmonization

The Township of Southwold has partnered with the London area MRF for processing and marketing of Blue Box materials collected from residents.  In supporting optimization initiatives in alignment with the MIPC Study, this project provides funding for the purchase of a second blue box for residents to meet the requirements...

October 1, 2018

Contract Management Support

This project seeks to provide contract management support to Drummond-North Elmsley as they transition to a dual stream program. Documents Synopsis Blog Post August 30, 2018: Two Stream Collection as a Solution to Troublesome Fiber Markets March 1, 2019: Performance impacts: Changing to two stream collection February 1, 2019: Big program change is possible! Related Projects Categories Centre of...

August 16, 2018

Northumberland Transition to Two-Stream from Bags

The County of Northumberland is transitioning from a bag-based single-stream program to two-stream blue box collection. This project provides assistance in purchasing blue boxes and delivering a promotion and education campaign to usher in the new program. Documents Final Report: Northumberland County Switch to Dual Stream Box Collection Blog Post August 30, 2018: Two...

July 27, 2018

Yellow Box Purchase for Transition to Two-Stream Collection

This project provides assistance to the Township of Drummond-North Elmsley for the purchase and distribution of a second Blue Box and a promotion & education campaign to support transition to a two-stream alternating week collection program. The second Blue Box will provide additional capacity to store materials between two week...