Looking for a way to engage your employees and do something great for the environment?

Get involved in Waste Reduction Week in Canada this October! Partners in Project Green is organizing a Recycling Collection Drive to recycle clothing and textile waste with Diabetes Canada. Organizations that register for the Recycling Collection Drive will help divert waste from landfill and engage their employees about sustainability.

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NOTE: To register five or more locations, contact us for bulk rate discount.

kickoff event for 2018 recycling collection drive

City of Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie (centre left) and members of the Partners in Project Green community participate in the 2017 Recycling Collection Drive.


Participants receive:

  • Plug-and-play Waste Reduction Week campaign to make participation easy
  • Program guide
  • Training webinar for organizers
  • Communications templates to help engage with your employees
  • Digital promotional poster that includes your organization’s logo (8½” x 11″)
  • Two bins to hold material (Dimensions: 36”W by 24”D by 36”H; each holds up to 10 full 67-litre garbage bags)
  • Collection service by Diabetes Canada
  • Certificate confirming amount of material diverted from landfill
  • Green carpet photo opportunity at Partners in Project Green’s fall forum

Registrants will receive additional resources and support to ensure their collection drives run smoothly.


  • September 27, 2019: Registration closes
  • October 8, 2019: Training webinar
  • October 15 and 18, 2019 (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.): Bins are dropped off
  • October 21 to 27, 2019: Organizations collect material
  • October 28 to 30, 2019 (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.): Bins are picked up


  • Partners in Project Green members: $240*
  • Not-yet members: $300

* The member rate requires a discount code. Contact us for more details.


NOTE: To register five or more locations, contact us for bulk rate discount.

RESULTS 2016-2018

• 167 drives across the GTA

• 68,000 employees reached

• 30.5 tonnes diverted from landfill

Bentall Kennedy employees take part in Recycling Collection Drive

Bentall Kennedy employees participate in the 2018 Recycling Collection Drive.

In 2018, Partners in Project Green hosted 65 events across the Greater Toronto Area during the Recycling Collection Drive, engaging approximately 30,000 employees.

Participating organizations included: Bentall Kennedy, C.D. Sonter, Combined Metal Industries, DB Schenker of Canada, Grand & Toy, IKEA, Longos, Metrolinx, Mother Parker’s Tea & Coffee, OLG, QuadReal Property Group, Toronto Pearson, Toshiba of Canada Limited, Velcro Canada and Woodbine Entertainment.

Municipalities that participated in the Recycling Collection Drive included: City of Brampton, City of Mississauga, City of Vaughan, Region of Peel, Town of Caledon and York Region.


Connie Choy | connie.choy@trca.ca416.661.6600 ext. 5694

About the Partners

About Partners in Project Green
Partners in Project Green’s waste management programs provide organizations with hands-on support to facilitate the capture and diversion of waste materials, support local communities and move towards a circular economy. LEARN MORE

Diabetes Canada logoAbout Diabetes Canada
Diabetes Canada collects gently used clothing, electronics and small household items. The $8.7 million in annual proceeds help us fund world-leading Canadian research, as well as services for people affected by diabetes or prediabetes. We also help the environment by diverting 100 million lb. from landfill. LEARN MORE