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waste Waste

Piloting a new method of diverting organics from landfill

Read our case study to learn how a group of Quebec municipalities piloted an innovated method of separating organics from trash.
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Webinar recording: The 5 keys to a green municipal project business case

Watch this webinar recording and discover the five critical focus areas you need to address to get your project started, from financing and partnerships to integrating a triple-bottom-line approach.

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waste Waste

Circular Cities & Regions Initiative

Interested in learning more about how the circular economy can come to life in cities and regions? Review the CCRI webinar recordings featuring speakers from leading organizations and global cities.

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waste Waste

Case studies: 2020 Sustainable Communities Award winners

Discover the outstanding environmental initiatives that received FCM’s 2020 Sustainable Communities awards.
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Case study: Campbell River, BC, develops plan to protect against rising sea levels

Learn how Campbell River, BC, developed an action plan to protect their community and coastline from the risk of sea level rise due to climate change.
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Case Study
waste Waste

Case study: Animal-proof bins wrapped in local art get Canmore, AB, composting

Learn how Canmore, AB, developed a composting program using animal-safe bins decorated with local artists’ designs.
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Case Study
waste Waste

Study helps set direction for new composting facility

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, BC, extensively studied the viability of a new composting facility that would divert the region’s considerable organic waste from landfill.
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waste Waste

One-stop shop for waste management sparks community pride

The integrated waste management complex in Quebec’s Manicouagan region is the first of its kind in the province to collect, treat and recover value from waste—all in one place.
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waste Waste

Pilot program proves textile recycling within reach for Canada’s municipalities

Thanks to the pioneering spirit of the City of Markham, ON, residents can now donate old clothes and other textiles through a program that creates jobs, supports local charities and keeps millions of pounds of textiles out of landfill.
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energy | housing Energy | Housing

Webinar recordings: Best practices in municipal sustainability

How are cities and communities of all sizes tackling their environmental challenges? Find out from our five-part webinar series on innovations and opportunities in municipal energy, waste, water, transportation and land use initiatives.

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Report
waste Waste

Report: Solid waste management in Canadian municipalities

Expanding responsibility for producers to include the post-consumer stage of their products is a key solution for financial and environmental sustainability in the waste sector.

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waste Waste

Case study: Quebec community serves as a model zero-waste example

A GMF-funded pilot project in a densely-populated Montreal, QC, neighbourhood is expected to increase waste diversion by 30 to 50 per cent, and provide a replicable example to other communities.
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waste Waste

Webinar recordings: Plastic waste management solutions for Canadian municipalities

Watch our webinar recordings to see how your Canadian municipality can reduce and better manage your plastic waste through innovative solutions and approaches.

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waste Waste

Guide: 2018 Sustainable Communities Awards project guide: Waste

Learn how to implement the best practices and strategies used by Kitimat-Stikine, BC, our 2018 Sustainable Communities Awards waste winner.

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energy | housing Energy | Housing

Webinar recording: How to prepare a GMF capital project application

Need advice for preparing your GMF capital project funding application? Watch our webinar recording to hear tips from our staff and find out what reviewers are looking for.

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Case Study
waste Waste

Case study: Guelph plans an innovative new carbon neutral community

The City of Guelph's Guelph Innovation District Secondary Plan is the 2018 winner in the sustainable neighbourhood revitalization and design category of FCM's Sustainable Communities Awards.
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waste Waste

Community-backed waste project supports Terrace, BC, economy

The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine's Terrace Area Integrated Solid Waste Management Program is the 2018 winner in the waste category of FCM's Sustainable Communities Awards.
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Case study: Unique approach helps Durham Region, ON, plan effectively for climate change

The Regional Municipality of Durham's Community Climate Adaptation Plan is the 2018 winner in the climate change category of FCM's Sustainable Communities Awards.
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waste Waste

Case study: How Saint-Hyacinthe turns organic waste into biogas and revenue

Learn how a Quebec community creates biogas plus environmental and economic benefits from organic waste.
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