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Green Municipal Fund

Award Winners

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

  • Community-backed waste project supports Terrace, BC, economy

    Community-backed waste project supports Terrace, BC, economy

    Getting the community engaged in their waste management program helped this BC community divert more waste and stimulate the local economy. Read our profile to learn more.
  • 2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Waste Program

    2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Waste Program

    The City of Saint-Hyacinthe completed all research and development for its new biogas facility, without the assistance of external consultants. The project, a first in Quebec, helps resolve the challenge of managing large amounts of waste while generating revenue at the same time. 
  • 2015 Waste Program — Co-winner 1

    2015 Waste Program — Co-winner 1

    The City of Whitehorse, YK, is taking the lead among northern communities with a Solid Waste Action Plan that aims to divert at least half of its solid waste from landfill by 2015 and achieve zero waste by 2040.
  • 2015 Waste - Co-winner 2

    2015 Waste - Co-winner 2

    The Town of Cape St. George, NL, is a leader among small rural municipalities with its comprehensive curbside recycling program and resourceful approach to reuse and composting.
  • 2014 Waste

    2014 Waste

    The City of Surrey has scored a triple win with a composting program that diverts kitchen waste from landfill sites, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and cuts fuel costs for waste collection vehicles.
  • 2013 Waste Category ― Co-winner 1

    2013 Waste Category ― Co-winner 1

    The Town of Vegreville has found a way to deliver cost-effective, residential composting services to its small community.
  • 2013 Waste Category ― Co-winner 2

    2013 Waste Category ― Co-winner 2

    Following a 2008 compost study, the City of Yellowknife partnered with the non-profit organization Ecology North to conduct a centralized composting pilot project (CCPP).
Page Updated: 05/12/2012