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Green Municipal Fund

Waste Resources

Waste diversion directs garbage away from landfills or incinerators through reuse, recycling, composting or gas production through anaerobic digestion. Diversion is a key component of effective and sustainable waste management.

Check out these tools and examples to help you divert more of your waste from landfill, and achieve your other waste management goals.

FCM resources: Explore our collection of resources showcasing best practices in waste management in Canadian communities.

Related resources: These resources from other organizations can help you to take action to reduce waste.

FCM Resources

  • Tools and Reports

    Tools and Reports

    Find out why GMF is about more than just funding with our great waste management resources.
  • Webinars


    Help build your municipality's capacity with these interactive web-based workshops on a range of waste topics.
  • Award Winners

    Award Winners

    See how our Sustainable Communities Awards winners are making sustainability a reality with innovative waste management projects.
  • Videos


    Seeing is believing — sustainability champions talk about how their waste management projects have helped make their communities greener.
  • Event Resources

    Event Resources

    Get added value and waste management expertise from an array of event presentations, summaries, webcasts and more.

Related Resources

  • Related Tools and Reports

    Related Tools and Reports

    Reduce, reuse and recycle with these rich resources.
  • Waste Bylaws

    Waste Bylaws

    Find out how more and more Canadian municipalities are sustainably managing their waste in our ever-growing Municipal Sustainable Bylaw Collection.
Page Updated: 16/03/2018