City of Cornwall Solid Waste Management Master Plan. Presentation Overview. Development of the Solid Waste Management Master Plan Current Solid Waste System Waste Composition and Generation Waste Management Legislation Impacts Waste Management Best Practices Public Consultation
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Solid Waste Management Master Plan
Residential Waste Composition
Residential Waste Generation (Tonnes) by Material Type
IC&I Waste Generation (Tonnes) by Material Type
The recommendations in the SWMMP are aimed at improving or expanding on already existing programs and strategies and initiating new programs and strategies to reduce system deficiencies.
These initiatives will enable the City to meet provincial waste diversion targets as well as their own economic, environmental and social objectives.
Recommendations include the elimination of various existing programs that provide incentives to dispose of waste as opposed to incentives to reduce or divert waste.
Overall there was support for the proposed initiatives and for conserving landfill capacity.
Adoption of a Zero Waste philosophy.
Assess existing re-use initiatives in the City and the cost-benefit of adding a City re-use centre(s) particularly to address bulky waste.
Participate in/comment on provincial policy guidelines and waste regulatory change to promote waste reduction.