Automated Single Stream Processing

Projects Description

Goal: convert dual stream MRF to an automated single stream processing facility. Objectives include:

  1. Reduce labour costs by 50%;
  2. Reduce collection costs by 25% with single stream collection;
  3. Increase ability to accept material from other municipalities;
  4. Increase production capacity;
  5. Provide a safer work environment for employees and reduce WSIB claims.

Companion study of collection efficiency available under Project 176.

Documents Final Report: Single Stream MRF/Automated Collection Project
Blog Post
Related Projects Project #176
Categories Best Practices | MRF | Operations | Processing |



More Information
Project # 135
Proponent Bluewater Recycling Association
CIF Funding $2,000,000
Date Approved March 27, 2009
Date Completed January 1, 2011