The B.C. Ministry of Environment issued a Request For Proposals on December 30, 2009 for the development of a municipal solid waste diversion calculator for use by local governments within B.C. for assessment of their diversion of municipal solid waste from disposal (including diversion from landfill and incineration or waste to energy).
The principal deliverables of the contract are:
1. To recommend improvements in order to update municipal solid waste diversion calculations through the review of diversion models in Europe and North America and the Generally Accepted Principles (GAP) for Calculating Municipal Solid Waste System Flow that is being used by Statistics Canada and;
2. Provide a draft calculator with instructions on its use.
Project budget: The maximum budget for the project is $15,000
For full details please visit the BC Bid website page for RFP (EQB 10-039) WASTE Diversion
For questions please contact:
Maryam Mofid-Poor, M.Sc., P.Ag.
Environmental Management Officer
Community Waste Reduction Section — Environmental Quality Branch
B.C. Ministry of Environment