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.