Toronto Single Family Blue Box Curbside Investigation: Contamination Abatement

Projects Description

A study designed to quantify the extent to which tagging and leaving behind contaminated carts minimizes residue rates and lowers blue box costs.  A cost benefit analysis will be completed.  If the approach proves to be a practice that helps to minimize contamination, a better practice guide will be developed.

Documents Final Report: Curbside Recycling Contamination Bin Inspections
Blog Post September 1, 2017: Reducing Costs by Integrating Residents into Your Blue Box Service Delivery Model
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Categories Centre of Excellence | Contamination |



More Information
Project # 1012
Proponent Toronto, City of
CIF Funding
Date Approved September 13, 2017
Date Completed October 16, 2019