New Feature: Financial tracking

We have recently launched a BETA version of our financial tracking feature and it is now available to all Tracker plan administrators.

With financial tracking, you can configure up to 6 financial fields and categorize them as either expense or revenue. This will allow you and your reporting entities to track costs and revenues associated with your diversion activities.

Sunsetting Tracker Light: Why we are retiring the free tool

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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