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

  • 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.
  • Prioritizing Sustainability in the Prairies

    Prioritizing Sustainability in the Prairies

    Councillor Jenny Gerbasi highlights brownfields, transit and waste management as priorities on Winnipeg's sustainability agenda.
  • Broadband network underpins Toronto’s Waterfront

    Broadband network underpins Toronto’s Waterfront

    Kristina Verner describes the state-of-the-art technology that will help create a smart, inclusive community in Toronto's Waterfront development.
  • Transforming brownfields into vibrant communities

    Transforming brownfields into vibrant communities

    Lisa Prime presents the role and development goals of Waterfront Toronto, which will revitalize former industrial lands along Lake Ontario.
  • 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).
  • Webinar: Tackling Waste Diversion Challenges

    Webinar: Tackling Waste Diversion Challenges

    Find out why many municipalities are still struggling with waste diversion and how they are overcoming these challenges (Part 1 of the Leading Trends in Municipality Sustainability webinar series).
  • Webinar: Putting Waste to Work – Landfill Gas Capture in Salmon Arm

    Webinar: Putting Waste to Work – Landfill Gas Capture in Salmon Arm

    Find out how BC's Columbia Shuswap Regional District transformed the capped Salmon Arm landfill into an asset.
Page Updated: 16/03/2018