Recycling paper was one of the earliest and most important actions individuals and companies took to treat our natural world more gently. But despite great advances in paper recycling, we don’t have enough recycled paper fiber to go around. more

Mar 27, 2017 5:33 PM Features

Packaging – much of it single-use food wrapping – has created a rubbish problem that now pollutes every corner of the world. Manufacturers got us into this mess, but it’s up to us to dig ourselves out – and here’s how more

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Could robotic sorters replace optical sorters as a must-have technology in tomorrow's MRFs? more

Mar 14, 2017 12:00 AM Features

For me, recycling is as easy as separating my recyclables from my trash and carrying then to the trash bin in my alley marked with the green emblem. It’s not that simple for everyone, and so glass, plastic, paper, and more are tossed on the street. more

Mar 6, 2017 12:07 PM Features

Polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), which account for two-thirds of the world’s plastics, have different chemical structures and thus cannot be repurposed together. Or, at least technology to meld these two materials into one hasn’t been around more

Mar 4, 2017 12:00 AM Features


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Energy is among the many byproducts created during the waste management process, but in height of the country’s current clean power push, the industry’s role has yet to reach its full potential. more

Mar 3, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Cities are major contributors to – and battlegrounds of – climate change. According to a report from the UN Habitat, cities pump out roughly 70 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions whilst just occupying just 2 percent of the Earth’s land. more

Mar 3, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Recongizing that their existing unlined landfills could pose an environmental threat, the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine established a new regional landfill that would have less environmental impact than the existing unlined landfills. more

Feb 21, 2017 1:15 PM Features

Partners in Project Green is a business-led, not-for-profit organization that works with enterprises in the Greater Toronto Area to help them achieve their sustainability goals. more

Feb 21, 2017 1:03 PM Features

With the transportation sector contributing the largest portion of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Canada, renewable natural gas (RNG) from food waste and organic material is the next game-changer in vehicle fuelling. more

Feb 21, 2017 12:56 PM Features 1 Comments

If Canada is going to meet federal government promises to reduce emissions by 50 per cent over 2005 levels by 2030, it is going to take new technology and new thinking to get the job done. more

Feb 21, 2017 12:43 PM Features

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