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Feasibility analysis & proposed recycling program implementation for private multifamily dwellings: Albert Gardens

TitleFeasibility analysis & proposed recycling program implementation for private multifamily dwellings: Albert Gardens
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsHackbart, J., L. Kamasinska, T. Boc, and R. Dong
KeywordsAlbert Gardens Community, recycling, recycling program, Region of Waterloo
Abstract

Under Ontario Provincial Legislation a functional source separating program must be in place. The Albert Gardens community, located in northern Waterloo, is one of several privately owned and managed multi-family dwellings without an active recycling program. Seven years prior to the undertaking of this study, a member of the community had taken the initiative to implement a recycling program. Due to a lack of participation and community awareness, the project was deemed unsuccessful by Guild Property Management, and upon approval from the Region of Waterloo, it was removed. There is presently no recycling program in the area, although some residents have taken the initiative to cart recyclables to neighboring complexes rather than include them with regular household waste. The objective of this study was to raise community awareness and potentially public participation through the implementation of a recycling system… For full text, please e-mail sustainability@uwaterloo.ca