Strategies

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...

March 27, 2012

Muskoka District Waste Recycling Strategy Development

Strategy discusses the plan to install eight additional solar powered compactors in depots and the associated costs. Recommendations include purchasing additional compactors for depots, dropping bag limits to one and modifying depot hours to better accommodate seasonal population.   Documents Final Report: Waste Recycling Strategy for the District Municipality of Muskoka Blog Post Related...

January 28, 2011

McKellar Township Waste Recycling Strategy

Waste Diversion Ontario (now the Resource Recovery and Productivity Authority) identified recycling strategies/plans as a best practice. The CIF will provide assistance to municipal programs for the completion of a Waste Recycling Plan.  McKellar's strategy was developed to reduce depot operating costs, increase awareness of recycling program and diversion....

May 17, 2010

McMurrich/Monteith Waste Recycling Plans

Waste Diversion Ontario (now the Resource Recovery and Productivity Authority) identified recycling strategies/plans as a best practice. The CIF will provide assistance to municipal programs for the completion of a Waste Recycling Plan. McMurrich/Monteith Township does not offer curbside recycling so review conducted of depot operations. Recommended better signage,...

December 8, 2009

Recycling Program Evaluation

Review existing Blue Box recycling program and recommend possible options for program enhancement; undertaken by the CIF at the request of the Municipality. Review of depot operations and costs, especially waterfront depot experiencing high contamination rates. Report recommends improving signage at depots with clear, easily read signs that emphasize...