Waste Management

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Ontario Centre for Municipal Best Practices Best Practice Identification Methodology Report
In March 2005, the OCMBP in collaboration with Lura Consulting identified potential Solid Waste management Best Practice Municipalities using the MMAH's 2003 MPMP and WDO's 2003 municipal waste diversion program data. (May 2005)

Northumberland County Permanent Household Special Waste Depots
Prior to 2003, the County of Northumberland collected Household Special Waste (HSW) at single-day events set up on municipal sites across the County. (May 2005)

Contracts Enabling Contractors to Reduce Municipal Costs
Case studies from the Region of Niagara and the City of Brockville. (September 2004)

Ontario Centre for Municipal Best Practices Methodology Report
In February 2004, the OCMBP engaged Lura Consulting to work with the Centre’s Solid Waste Municipal Practitioners team to identify potential Best Practice Municipalities within the field of solid waste diversion. (June 2004)

City of Peterborough Bag Limits
The program limited garbage disposal to two bags of garbage per household per week. Both garbage and recycling collection is carried out weekly. (June 2004)

Peel Region Maximizing Types of Recyclable Materials Collected
Many municipalities average five to nine different types of materials in their programs. (June 2004)

Niagara Region Long-term Waste Management Plan
In 1999, the Regional Municipality of Niagara’s Council endorsed a Long Term Waste Management Plan that sets out short and long-term waste diversion goals and objectives. (June 2004)

City of Orillia Tags-on-bags/Pay-as-you throw Systems
The City of Orillia instituted a garbage tag collection system in 1997. (March 2003)

City of London Community Partnership-Building
The Waste Management Division in the City of London established a Waste Management Community Partnership Program (CPP) with various non-profit organizations and for profit companies in 1996. (March 2003)



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