Solid Waste

Eligible Projects

Projects eligible for Canada Community-Building funding under this category are those that result in the construction, material enhancement or renewal of infrastructure that supports solid waste management systems (including the collection, diversion, and disposal of recyclables, compostable materials, and garbage).


Eligible projects under this category include (but are not limited to):

  • Purchasing garbage trucks;
  • Designing and constructing a material recovery facility;
  • Installing a leachate collection system¬†in a landfill; and
  • Expanding a transfer station.

Investment to date

[Please enable JavaScript to see this information]. Check out our annual reports to learn more about the investment of Canada Community-Building funds.

The figures above include Canada Community-Building investments made by all municipalities - except for the City of Toronto, which reports investments directly to the Government of Canada. Visit Toronto's website to learn more about the City's investments.