Transition

January 6, 2017

Stranded Asset Analysis

On August 14, 2017 the Minister of Environment & Climate Change sent a letter to Stewardship Ontario (SO) and the Resource Productivity Authority requesting they formally initiate a consultation and bring forth a proposal on amending the Blue Box Program Plan (BBPP).  The letter required, among other things, that...

January 29, 2018

Comparative Analysis of Materials Targeted Under SO aBBPP

Under Stewardship Ontario’s proposed amendments to the BBPP, they offered a list of targeted materials that differs materially from those commonly collected by municipalities.  This study looked at the possible impact on adoption of the aBBPP on municipal programs and diversion levels. Documents Final Report: Review of Targeted PPP List in...

July 13, 2019

Committee Report Templates for Small Municipalities

The CIF was asked to develop a series of sample committee reports, scoped for use by small and rural municipalities, explaining the anticipated transition of the Blue Box program to an individual producer responsibility system, and providing an update on the current situation once the province announces its plans...

August 14, 2019

Depot Operations Cost Data RFQ

During the course of discussions about transition planning, it became apparent that municipalities needed assistance in determining their depot operating costs. The project involved development of a team of qualified consultants to aid municipalities in assessing their overhead administration, operating and capital costs across a range of sites. Documents Synopsis Blog Post Related...

April 1, 2021

Transition Working Group – Change Management & Communications Subcommittee

In 2021 CIF, in partnership with M3RC, launched a Transition Working Group comprised of five subcommittees. Change Management and Communications makes up one of the five subcommittees. The Change Management and Communications subcommittee will focus on common approaches and tools to support administrators and other stakeholders on pre- and...

April 1, 2021

Transition Working Group – Data Reporting & Monitoring Subcommittee

In 2021 CIF, in partnership with M3RC, launched a Transition Working Group comprised of five subcommittees. Data Reporting and Monitoring makes up one of the five subcommittees. The Data Reporting and Monitoring subcommittee will focus on common approaches/tools to assist with data management (i.e., administrative and operational) focused on...

April 1, 2021

Transition Working Group – Contracts Subcommittee

In 2021 CIF, in partnership with M3RC, launched a Transition Working Group comprised of five subcommittees. Contracts makes up one of the five subcommittees. It will focus on collection service and other procurement through to contract development and management prior to transition and in advance of and including the...

January 1, 2021

2021 Procurement & Contract Management Support Services

CIF continues to offer support services associated with procurement and contract management activities.  A budget of $30,000 has been set aside in 2021 to assist municipalities preparing to transition contracted services. Documents Blog Post Related Projects Categories Centre of Excellence | Contracts | Procurement | Transition |    

July 20, 2020

IPR Transition Financial Planning Model Training Course

The CIF is offering a training session on the IPR Transition Financial Planning Model (See Project #1115/1116). Training will provide an overview of inputs for the model and outline the utility of outputs with respect to future cost considerations. The model aims to identify the financial implications of transitioning...