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Single-Family Curbside Waste Composition Audits

Location: Ontario – Toronto, London, Orillia, Muskoka, Simcoe, Peterborough (City & County), Hamilton, Ottawa, Halton, Dufferin
Client: Continuous Improvement Fund (Waste Diversion Ontario) & Stewardship Ontario
Date: 2012 – 2020

AET has been contracted by the Continuous Improvement Fund and Stewardship Ontario to conduct a series of annual waste composition studies across Ontario.  Since 2012, AET has undertaken these studies in over 30 municipalities.   Each seasonal municipal audit consisted of a detailed composition analysis of garbage, recycling and organics (if applicable) collected from 100 households over a two-week period in each municipality.  The project is intended to provide up to date and publicly accessible information on curbside waste composition, and set out rates.