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Curbside Collection Policy Insights Available in New CIF Centre of Excellence Webpages

Despite the changes in the wind for Ontario Blue Box programs, there are several constants: maintaining resident participation in recycling programs and reducing costs, and contamination of incoming materials matter. And of course, we need to keep recyclable materials out of landfills.

Many municipalities are addressing these issues with curbside collection policies. Find out about the policies and potential impacts on recovery, markets and costs in the new Centre of Excellence Collection Policy webpages.

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CIF Connections Posts

Waste Composition Study Results Available Now: Essential Reading for Blue Box Program Staff

How much & what’s the mix? (photo source: AET Group) Want to Measure Your Program’s Performance? Use the New Waste [...]

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Marketing Blue Box Commodities Matters: What Strategies Do Ontario Programs Use?

We often discuss how to collect or sort blue box recyclables but if they aren’t marketed effectively, your program’s [...]

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Use your digital media to get your message out: Peel did!

High contamination rates got you stumped? Peel Region transitioned from curbside Blue Box service to an automated cart based collection [...]

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