Features

Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have developed a simple and comprehensive circular economy system for e-waste that may be successful. more

May 20, 2017 12:00 AM Features

When formulating public policy, regulators and lawmakers should consider the many benefits of using municipal waste as fuel for power generation (aka waste-to-energy technology) more

May 5, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have used waste glass bottles and a low-cost chemical process to create nanosilicon anodes for high-performance lithium-ion batteries. more

Apr 22, 2017 12:00 AM Features

For decades, solid waste haulers and recycling workers have been ranked in the top six on the list of most dangerous jobs in Canada, alongside occupations such as loggers, fisheries workers, roofers, electrical power line workers, and farmers. more

Apr 7, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Disposal bans as the name implies, discourage the disposal of specific materials at landfills and EFW/WTE facilities. There are a number of reasons why disposal bans are implemented. more

Apr 7, 2017 12:00 AM Features

In an effort to ensure no gypsum ever made its way to a landfill, Tony and Gwen McCamley established New West Gypsum Recycling, Ltd. (NWGR) in 1985. more

Apr 7, 2017 12:00 AM Features

The principle that establishes and prioritizes the most efficient method for managing resources – is well established in the minds of Canadians. The trouble is, we don’t always practise what we preach. more

Apr 7, 2017 12:00 AM Features

RecycleSmart is a Vancouver-based company that uses bin sensor technology to monitor and adjust collection needs and cycles for businesses looking to maximize their efficiency and save on costs. more

Apr 7, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Landfill gas collection systems show a reduction in the gas capture on lots of landfills. Landfill owners experience a reduction in LFG capture, even if there is still enough organic substance in the waste and no gas emissions detected at the surface more

Apr 7, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Billions of pounds of plastic waste are littering oceans. Now, an organic chemist and a sailboat captain report that they are developing a process to reuse certain plastics, transforming them from worthless trash into a valuable diesel fuel. more

Apr 7, 2017 12:00 AM Features

The most effective communication is succinct and simple, such as flyers with images grouped by material categories, with brief, user-friendly instructions. more

Apr 4, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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