Innovate Landfill Solution Canada

Welcome to Innovate Landfill Solution Canada

ILS encourages individuals to actively participate in recycling and advocates for them to become "decomposers" of recyclable products. It emphasizes that recycling is not solely the responsibility of governments and institutions but should also involve consumers. The current recycling system is considered inefficient, and ILS is researching innovative methods to improve the sorting and collection of recyclables, aiming for higher purity and lower contamination at lower costs.

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ILS Canada

Was established in response to the Canadian government’s initiative to improve recycling classification and collection amid challenges in sorting recyclables and reducing contamination. The organization seeks to enhance global recycling practices through a universally recognizable classification system, akin to traffic signals, aiming for zero plastics waste by facilitating accurate sorting and minimizing consumer-level disposal issues.

Did you know?

Canada’s plastic collection and recycling rates present major challenges for environmental sustainability. A 2019 study shows that only 9% of Canada’s waste is recycled, with a notable regional disparity: British Columbia achieves a 69% recycling rate, whereas Ontario’s rate dropped from 60.2% to 57.3% between 2018 and 2019. Additionally, from 2002 to 2018, the total solid waste generated in Canada reached 35.6 million tonnes, but only 9.8 million tonnes were recycled. This highlights the need for significant improvements in Canada’s recycling system and waste management strategies.

ILS is helping...

A lot of trash is not properly sorted and is indiscriminately discarded, treated as waste before its recycling potential is realized. By sorting trash at the point of production, ILS minimizes pollution and allows the collection of more valuable, high-purity recyclable materials.

Many existing education programs fail to provide sufficient motivation for actual behavior change. ILS programs offer enjoyable events related to sorting, which ease the difficulty of education and foster actionable behavior.

Without proper sorting and collection, 96% of 1.4 million tons of waste ends up in landfills. ILS significantly reduces reliance on landfills.

The efficiency of plastic recycling is low. The continuous supply of high-purity recycled plastics, sorted with high accuracy, enhances the production and utilization rates for recycling companies and manufacturers using recycled materials.

Plastic films and wraps are common environmental pollutants, with items like food packaging and plastic bags being among the most frequently collected waste along Canadian coastlines. By improving sorting accuracy and collection rates, ILS ensures these items are collected before being indiscriminately discarded, reducing the amount that becomes pollution.

Due to partial sorting problems, film and flexible plastics are often not included in roadside collection. ILS improves the sorting process, allowing for efficient collection of these items.

Traditional recovery facilities that separate films and flexible packaging often face clogs and damage to sorting machines, disrupting operations. Instead of relying on complex machinery, ILS encourages behavior change through participation and rewards, supplying high-purity recycled films to companies, thus reducing costs and increasing efficiency.

Flexible plastics collected in traditional manners are often severely contaminated by metals, paper, and other materials, losing their recycling value. ILS's selective collection and various activities induce the collection of wrapping packages before they are discarded, thus ensuring the collection of less contaminated, high-purity recyclables.

Implementing and maintaining various sorting technologies can be prohibitively expensive and burdensome. ILS allows participants in events to experience the value and outcomes of sorting, fostering a positive perception of recycling and high participation rates, enabling efficient sorting at lower costs.

Did you know?

Canada’s plastic collection and recycling rates present major challenges for environmental sustainability. A 2019 study shows that only 9% of Canada’s waste is recycled, with a notable regional disparity: British Columbia achieves a 69% recycling rate, whereas Ontario’s rate dropped from 60.2% to 57.3% between 2018 and 2019. Additionally, from 2002 to 2018, the total solid waste generated in Canada reached 35.6 million tonnes, but only 9.8 million tonnes were recycled. This highlights the need for significant improvements in Canada’s recycling system and waste management strategies.

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ILS signature event designed to research and educate on recycling classification participation rates and collection rates. It allows for the collection of various data and the observation of actual performance. Corporate participation enables the application to a wider group and region. – powered by “Datant inc”

Research materials specially studied for a specific purpose, with high participation rates and accurate data, are freely accessible to members. Also, it is possible to carry out research requests for special purposes related to recycling collection and classification.

Event support, sponsorship, participation in educational programs, research support, and various opportunities for corporate and individual participation are immediately issued as Eco-certification by ILS, allowing for the recording and proof of the environmental contribution of participating members and reduction in environmental tax.

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