Facility Cleaning & Maintenance
Saskatchewan currently ranks second among Canadian provinces for per capita disposal, equating to 842 kilograms of waste per resident every year, but the provincial government is aiming for a 30 per cent reduction from 2014 levels by 2030.
Canadian Property Management
Slightly more than 52 per cent of participating buildings achieved a score of a least 70 per cent for a silver or higher certification.
A bylaw amendment is now in effect requiring Calgary-based facilities to separate yard and food waste from the garbage to encourage diversion.
The City of Saskatoon is considering a city-wide organics program to divert food and yard waste from landfill.
Education and easy access are two key factors that helped an Ottawa-based condo find success with its waste diversion program.