Project guide

The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine, BC, won a 2018 Sustainable Communities Award for its modern waste management facility that is a model for other small and rural communities. This guide is based on their experience and explains how to develop a high-quality sustainability project. It’s designed for municipal staff and decision makers, and contains award-winning strategies and questions to help your community get started on your own initiative. Discover best practices that can help your municipality:

  • Divert more organics and recyclables from landfill
  • Implement curbside collection to maximize waste diversion
  • Extend the life of your existing landfill
  • Encourage local contractors to bid on your project
  • Create local, long-term employment opportunities
  • Involve stakeholders to strengthen the project

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Want to learn more about this award-winning project? Read the case study

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