Southeast Yukon Recycling System Process Improvements

An assessment of the recycling system in the southeast Yukon waste circuit identified opportunities for recycling processing and transportation improvements. (Watson Lake, Yukon)


City of Wetaskiwin Solid Waste Collections Support

A full financial analysis was completed for the City of Wetaskiwin’s solid waste system. Based on the assessment, they were able to introduce recyclables and organics collection streams without increasing user fees. (Wetaskiwin, AB)


City-Wide Recycling Collection and Processing Program Development

A recycling collection and processing study was completed for City of Whitehorse to assess residential curbside recycling options as a mechanism for increasing waste diversion and helping the City supplement the costs of waste processing through user-pay funds. (Whitehorse, Yukon)


Waste, Recycling and Organics Collection

Waste, Recycling and Organics Collection

Waste collection and transport can be a key element of any solid waste program. Some communities are considering adding streams to existing collection services or making other changes to improve efficiency. Other communities may dealing with numerous remote transfer stations and trying to figure out the most efficient methods for collecting and transferring waste within their region. Our team is capable of designing new curbside collection programs and assessing existing collection / transfer systems to improve overall system efficiencies, thereby saving money. Often stakeholders need to be engaged to determine the best approaches – our team has extensive experience consulting with public and private stakeholders on new program elements

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Innovative Design for Metro Vancouver's Complex Coquitlam Transfer Station

Posted on Thursday June 13, 2019

Metro Vancouver has a vision to build a sustainable, livable region. Its Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan aims to minimize waste generation, maximize reuse, recycling and recovery material, recover energy from the waste stream.. Read More »

Morrison Hershfield Welcomes Mark Parker to our Alberta Environmental Team

Posted on Wednesday May 30, 2018

Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Mark Parker, P.Eng. as our Waste Sector Lead for the Prairies. He is working out of our Edmonton office... Read More »

Landfill or Waste-to-Energy Technology? CVRD Asks “What is Best for Our Future?”

Posted on Wednesday April 18, 2018

The cost of operating landfills and the environmental concern is causing municipalities to evaluate their approach to waste management. With so many existing and emerging waste technologies, it’s a big job deciding what is the.. Read More »

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