Signage and Educational Tools For In Your Strata Accommodation

The following tools support properties as they introduce or update systems and procedures that keep organic and recyclable waste out of the garbage. These are free and available for download below (some links redirect to partner pages).


FREE Multi-Family Accommodation Waste Solutions Tools

A Waste Solutions Guide: Recycling and Reducing Food Waste in Multi-Family Accommodation Properties

This guide is intended to support the implementation of new or updated waste management systems in multi-family accommodation properties of 12 or more units. This guide is intended for use by – Strata Management Company Staff, Property Rental Company Staff and Property Strata Councils









Waste Diversion Introduction Letter

This letter is designed to inform tenants of your new composting and recycling program, and to explain why these changes are taking place. Consider pairing this with a compost pale to hand out to every tenant in your property to get people prepared and on board with changes to your waste diversion system.









Food Scraps & Organics Pamphlet

Place these in-units to showcase how and why to collect Food Scraps & Organics

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Recycling in Whistler and Your Strata Property

A guide to what is accepted where and when in Whistler

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Organics Collection Poster

This tool showcases what goes in and what stays out of the food scraps and organics bin.


Identifying Compostable Plastics

Use the tool bellow to tell the difference between plastics that can be composted and plastics that are harming our compost and soil by being collected with our food scraps & organics


Where Does Your Waste Belong?

Understanding the lifecycle of an item from start to finish can make it easier to understand the intricacies tied to each product and why they need to be handled differently.

Where Does your Cup Go?

Not all to-go cups are created equal. This is a step-by-step guide on how to navigate the coffee cup conundrum.

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Free Downloadable Signage

Whistler and other communities are working together to regionalize signage so there is consistency of colors and images across communities. This will make it easier for residents and visitors to quickly navigate bins at depots, inn businesses and in accommodations.

Kitchen Catcher Signage – Small Organics Bin:


Horizontal, large format signage with text for garbage room walls or large round waste receptacles:


Vertical, large format signage with text for garbage room walls or tall skinny waste receptacles:


Square signage without text for round waste receptacles:


Vertical signage without text for tall skinny waste receptacles:


Waste receptacle name labels:


New Waste Stream – Other Flexible Plastic Packaging:


Other Resources:

Key Policies and Initiatives

Building and Retrofitting

Signage and Educational Campaigns

Relevant Contacts




Photo Credit: Stephanie Hubbard