Our Township is currently developing a Waste Management Plan (WMP) to review and improve our existing waste services and systems, and conserve landfill space. We appreciate any and all input that you provide during this process.

If you have any questions regarding the development of our Waste Management Plan please contact:

Township of Lanark Highlands
Email: envirofire@lanarkhighlands.ca

Heather Dzurko - Cambium Inc.
Email: heather.dzurko@cambium-inc.com

Please complete this survey by October 10th, 2021.

Thank you!

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* 1. Please indicate which goals and/or objectives that you feel we should consider for our Waste Management Plan (check all that apply):

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* 2. Which of the following best describes your property?

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* 3. How many people live on your property?

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* 4. On average how much recycling does your property generate a week?

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* 5. On average how much garbage does your property generate per week?

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* 6. Please check how often you use these waste diversion programs at a Waste Disposal Site: (0-never, 1-annually, 2-seasonally, 3-monthly, 4-weekly, 5-more than once a week):

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Blue Box Recycling
Household Hazardous Waste (Middleville)
Waste Electronics & Electrical Equipment
Scrap Metal
Leaf & Yard Waste
Used Tires
Re-Use Centre (McDonalds Corner)

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* 7. Do you receive curbside garbage & recycling collection?

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* 8. Please rank your support for the following curbside collection service changes if there was a demonstrated financial and/or environmental benefit: (0-no support, 1-indifferent, 2-minimal support, 3-support, 4-strongly support):

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Eliminating curbside collection
Reducing collection frequency (move to every other week)
Seasonally reducing curbside collection (every other week collection in the winter, weekly in the summer)
Using clear garbage bags (for increased collector safety and increased diversion)
Full user pay system (bag tags)
Reduced curbside bag limit (1 bag without tag)

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* 9. Which Waste Disposal Site do you use most often?

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* 10. How far do you travel to this Waste Disposal Site?

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* 11. Are the existing waste disposal site hours of operation sufficient?

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* 12. If the hours shifted to be more frequently during the day and less often in the evening, how would this impact you?

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* 13. Please rank your support for any of these potential program changes as a method to 1) reduce garbage going into the landfill, 2) save costs, and 3) conserve limited landfill space? (0-no support, 1-minimal support, 2-indifferent, 3-support, 4-strongly support):

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Higher disposal fees
User pay system (i.e. bag tags or punch cards for waste disposal)
Clear bag waste program
Mix load fees (fees if garbage is mixed with diversion/recycling materials)
Improved backyard composting program
Centralized (at a waste disposal site) composting program
Construction demolition waste diversion program
Mattress recycling program
More strict enforcement of recycling/diversion programs
Bans on certain waste streams from landfill
Implementation of a waste site user card

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* 14. Would you support initiatives to reduce the Townships carbon footprint (for example chipping brush and using it as ground cover instead of burning it)?

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* 15. The number of waste disposal sites directly impacts the cost of our waste management program. Currently we operate 7 waste disposal sites offering various services. Please indicate which of the following options you would support (you can choose more than one):

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* 16. Do you backyard compost?

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* 17. If you do backyard compost, what do you compost:

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* 18. Most often, in your household you manage leaf and yard waste by:

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* 19. How satisfied are you with the current level of waste management services (garbage & recycling) offered on a scale of 1 to 5 (1-unsatisfied, 3-okay, 5-very satisfied):

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* 20. What do you like about our current waste management program?

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* 21. What changes or additional services would you like to see, if any?

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* 22. Please provide any other comments in the space provided below:

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