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2011

DIGEST

Molok North America Ltd.’s Customer Newsletter

Kitchener streetscape revitalization The Molok Team features Molok® containers is growing! King Street in downtown Kitchener, Ontario has undergone a complete makeover in the past few years. The new streetscape features a flexible, pedestrian-friendly design. And lining the street are M-Cityscapes for both garbage and recycling. deep-collection Forty Molok® containers were installed, along with 20 moveable surface-mount units. Previously garbage pick-up was required seven days a week, but since installation of Molok® containers, only 3 pick-ups a week are needed. The Molok® containers are intended for use by both pedestrians and businesses without rear access to waste disposal. The colour and shape of the units blends nicely with the other urban design elements on King Street. The oval shaped units take up less space on the street and even on the hottest of summer days, the Molok containers are odour free. They keep the new street clean, helping to ensure downtown is a place where residents, investors and shoppers want to be. For more information about Kitchener’s revitalization, please visit http://www.downtownkitchener.ca/ news/kingstreet/.

Andy Aitken, Alyssa Broadfoot, Paul Ouahmane and Dave Echlin joined Molok North America Ltd. in the past year. As Production Manager, Andy is in charge of inventory, quality control, and research and development, among other things. Alyssa is our new Marketing Coordinator, and is busy designing new ads and brochures, attending trade shows and maintaining our new website. Paul joins us from France and is working in Quebec as Marketing Specialist. He’s busy working on business strategy and market expansion. Dave Echlin also joined our production team and is currently working in our assembly and research and development areas.

Molok North America Ltd. 1-877-558-5576 molok@molokna.com www.MolokNA.com


City of Burlington receives award In January, the City of Burlington received the Protecting Tomorrow Today award from the Ontario Parks Association at its annual conference. The award was for bringing recycling to the City’s parks and green spaces. Burlington has installed 63 waste and recycling stations in its parks, using Molok® containers. With the new system they expect to divert approximately 22,400 kg of recyclables this year alone. In 2009, three stations were installed as a pilot project. These stations proved to reduce labour costs and use of equipment, since they have needed to be serviced only twice a year. Molok® containers are helping the City of Burlington to increase waste diversion while reducing emissions and collection costs.

Have fun with framing! Recycled Plastic Framing 16 new colours have been added to the standard selection of recycled plastic framing. With so many colours to choose from, Molok® containers can really coordinate with your brand, like this orange M-Grease at an A&W in Kitchener, Ontario.

We’d also like to remind you that ® Molok containers are in it for the long haul. The very first Molok® containers installed in Finland 20 years ago are still in operation today. Cleaning and maintenance, like new framing, will ensure they look as good as they perform!

Lunch n’ Learn In June we held two educational sessions on the Molok® deep collection system, in both Ottawa and Toronto. Over 50 participants attended the presentations and enjoyed a free lunch afterwards. In the fall we will be hosting more educational sessions in London, Kitchener and Barrie. Dates and locations will be posted to our website as they are determined. If you’re interested in attending, please contact Alyssa Broadfoot at 1-877-558-5576 or at alyssa.broadfoot@molokna.com.

Eon® Framing A new option for framing! Eon® plastic framing has the look, feel and natural beauty of wood, without the maintenace. The wood-like slats maintain their colour over time and come in cedar and mahogany. Eon is a Canadian product too, manufactured in Ontario.

Check out our new website! Molok North America Ltd. now has its own website. Visit http://www.MolokNA.com for information on all our products and the applications they can be used for, as well as the latest news, media and videos.

www.MolokNA.com


A message from Waste Management, our preferred hauler As the preferred service provider for the Molok® Deep Collection system for solid waste and recyclables, Waste Management of Canada is committed to working with our customers as we continue to expand our Molok® container service across Canada. Since 2009, we have expanded our service area to include the GTA, from Bowmanville in the east, to London in the west, and from Niagara Falls northward to Barrie.

In addition to this, we are committed to servicing the larger metropolitan centres along Highway 401, and have extended our service into Ottawa. Outside of Ontario, we have committed to provide Molok® service in larger metropolitan centres in Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland in the east, and in Alberta and British Columbia in the west. Waste Management is proud to be working directly with

We’re a proud new member of CaGBC Molok North America Ltd. is now a proud member of the Canada Green Building Council. The mission of CaGBC is to “lead and accelerate the transformation to highperforming, healthy green buildings, homes and communities throughout Canada”, by certifying buildings through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System. Molok® products may contribute to LEED points, by diverting waste in an innovative way.

Molok® North America Ltd. as the Molok® service provider. We have taken the time to properly equip our trucks and to train our staff in order to offer you the best possible Molok® service solution. To confirm if service is available in your area, please contact us at 519-261-0565, or by email at mhillis@wm.com.


The MolokŽ deep-collection system was created and developed by Veikko Salli in the 1980’s in Finland. Since that time, Molok containers have spread across the globe and are now in over 40 countries worldwide. Molok North America Ltd. has been in operation since 1999 and is headquartered in Mount Forest, Ontario.

Molok North America Ltd. 1-877-558-5576 molok@molokna.com www.MolokNA.com

2011 Newsletter  

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