New Feature: Simplified survey saving

New Re-TRAC Connect Features for October 2019

Saving data in Re-TRAC Connect surveys is now more intuitive and just in time for the upcoming reporting season. Reporters no longer have to decide whether to click Save Draft or Mark Complete. Now reporters can click the Save button to be automatically presented with relevant options for what to do next.


Sunsetting Tracker Light: Why we are retiring the free tool

Sunsetting Tracker Light

Over the past few months, we have invested our time & resources into improving many of our Re-TRAC Connect solutions to ensure that your user experience, management tools, and analytical reports are optimized.

It is common with most improvement projects that before we make changes, we need to review the current usage patterns. This meant taking a good, hard, and honest look at each of our solutions, including our free tool Tracker Light.


Managing and Transforming Waste Streams – A Tool for Communities

Managing and Transforming Waste Streams Tool

  • Is your community adopting a new diversion goal but don’t know how to determine the number?
  • Are you considering a mandatory organics recycling subscription for households but aren’t sure if you should include businesses as well?
  • Have you wanted to develop a network of local businesses to repair, refurbish, and market used products but don’t know where to start?


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    Organics close to home – a Winnipeg perspective

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    If you’ve been to a sustainability conference in the last year, you’ll agree that food waste is often the “topic du jour”. My fascination with organics management really took off after I had the opportunity to hear Jen Rustemeyer & Grant Baldwin present at the Washington State Recycling Conference in 2014. They produced and directed “Just Eat It” a documentary that asks the questions:

    “Why are we throwing over 40% of our food in the garbage?”
    “How much of it is edible?”



    These aren’t easy questions to answer but I was sure that I wanted to be a part of the solution so this week I attended the City of Winnipeg’s Organics Diversion Strategy Symposium. Here’s the symposium synopsis:

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    Top 5 reasons to attend the Resource Recycling Conference

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    We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to attend recycling conferences across North America each year. This year has already seen many noteworthy events including Kyle Wiens’ keynote at AOR and National Recycling Coalition President, Mark Lichtenstein’s presentation at the Michigan Recycling Conference. Now entering it’s sixth year, the Resource Recycling Conference (RRC) has been the gathering place for industry leaders across the continent and this year will not disappoint. We are extremely excited for this year’s RRC in Indianapolis, IN and here are our top five reasons why:

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