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Costs of Garbage Disposal

The following statistics are from the 2013 Ontario Municipal Benchmarking Initiative (OMBI) Performance Measurement report. Results for Niagara are shown among a total of 15 Ontario municipalities.

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The Municipal Performance Measurement Program (MPMP) program is a performance measurement and reporting system introduced in 2000 by the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH). The following statistics compare Niagara Region results to the Ontario Municipal Benchmarking Initiative (OMBI) median.

Summary of 2013 MPMP Results Provided by Niagara Region to the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Solid Waste Management

2013 Result Niagara Region

2013 OMBI Median

Operating cost for garbage collection per tonne

$97.27

$97.27

Total cost for garbage collection per tonne

$97.27

$97.27

Operating cost for solid waste disposal per tonne

$13.78

$55.99

Total cost for solid waste disposal per tonne

$24.77

$69.86

Operating cost for solid waste diversion per tonne

$121.47

$172.30

Total cost for solid waste diversion per tonne

$131.33

$175.75

Average operating costs for solid waste management per tonne

$101.11

$124.01

Average total costs for solid waste management (collection, disposal and diversion)

$113.83

$132.58

Number of complaints received in a year concerning the collection of garbage and recycled materials per 1,000 households.

26.07

31.42

Total number of solid waste management facilities owned by the municipality with a Ministry of Environment certificate of approval.

15

7

Percentage of residential solid waste diverted for recycling

52.5%

47.1%

Number of days per year when a Ministry of Environment compliance order was in effect

0

0

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Source: Ontario Municipal Benchmarking Initiative (OMBI) Performance Measurement Report
Retrieved From:  http://www.ombi.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013-Performance-Measurement-Report2.pdf

Quantity of Residential Waste

The following statistics are from the 2013 Ontario Municipal Benchmarking Initiative (OMBI) Performance Measurement report. Results for Niagara are shown among a total of 15 Ontario municipalities.

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Source: Ontario Municipal Benchmarking Initiative (OMBI) Performance Measurement Report
Retrieved From:  http://www.ombi.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013-Performance-Measurement-Report2.pdf

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