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MUSKOKA Landfill & Transfer Station Operations Mark Pringle - Manager, Solid Waste MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014.

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1 MUSKOKA Landfill & Transfer Station Operations Mark Pringle - Manager, Solid Waste MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014

2 Muskoka The District of Muskoka Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Huntsville Muskoka Lakes, Lake of Bays, Georgian Bay Year-round permanent population: 60,410 Summer population: >133,000 Land area of more than 4,700 km 2 Numerous water access cottages Seasonal private roads and hunt camp trails

3 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Muskoka The District of Muskoka Waste Management Facilities Operating Landfills: 2 Transfer Stations: 8 MOECC Approved Depots: 3 Unstaffed Bin Sites: 90 Closed Landfills: 70

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5 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Muskoka The District of Muskoka Waste Management Service Options Curbside preference, offered in 5/6 municipalities Transfer Stations Unstaffed Bin Sites, bins at landings & marinas Unstaffed, video surveillance depots

6 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Layout and Functions Ramp loading of waste bins 40 cubic yard bins for all wastes Recycle side load bins or compactor bins Bunkers for tires, scrap metal, freon units All sites have a Re-use building Scales at 8 sites Two non-scale sites, use volume tip rate

7 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Layout and Functions

8 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Layout and Functions

9 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Layout and Functions

10 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Managing Household Garbage

11 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Diversion Drop-off Every Location Brush and clean wood Blue Box Recycle Tires Metal White Goods Re-use Centre

12 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Diversion Drop-off Selected Locations (4 larger centres) SSO Styrofoam (Clean White) MHSW E-Waste

13 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Diversion Drop-off- Cleanwood

14 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Diversion Drop-off- Re-use Bldg

15 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Diversion Drop-off- Re-use Bldg

16 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Diversion Drop-off- MHSW

17 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Diversion Drop-off- E-Waste

18 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Compactors Reduce transportation costs Improve quality of recycle material, lower contamination Well received by residents Poorly received by site attendants

19 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Compactors Located at most sites 12 for Blue Box 3 for bagged garbage

20 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Compactors- 2 options

21 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Compactors- 2 options

22 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Transfer Stations Compactors

23 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Depots All located in Georgian Bay Township Monitored by video camera connected by network to staff locations Only for bagged garbage and Blue Box But large items are dumped

24 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Depots

25 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Depots

26 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Bin Sites Spread across 5/6 lower tier municipalities For residents with no curbside Commonly water access Located at landings and marinas

27 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Bin Sites The plan

28 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Bin Sites The Reality

29 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Bin Sites The Reality

30 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Bin Sites Recycle Contamination

31 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Bin Sites The Cleanup

32 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014 Bin Sites The Cleanup

33 Muskoka Tonnages Curbside versus Transfer Stn/Bin site waste drop off, past 12 months MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014

34 Muskoka Tonnages Quarter of household received by drop-off 2,436 tonnes bagged garbage transfer stn/bin site drop-off Out of 9,725 tonnes household disposed Transfer Stns also received >11,000 tonnes large item and C&D waste in same period MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014

35 Muskoka Tonnages Curbside versus Transfer Stn/Bin site recycle tonnes 2013 MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014

36 Muskoka Tonnages 2013 Blue Box tonnes from transfer stn/bin site is 29% of total Blue Box 363 tonnes depot/bin site 1613 tonnes transfer station 4870 tonnes curb MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014

37 Conclusion Continued mix of drop-off and curbside Gradual elimination of bin sites as curb expands Bin sites at water access point to remain Recycle compactors at drop-off locations MWA Fall Workshop October 29, 2014

38 Mark Pringle Manager of Solid Waste


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