Recently, the laws against food waste are starting to gain momentum. France and Italy have already implemented the laws against food waste. The governments in UK, Finland, Canada and Chile are already looking into it. more »

Sep 28, 2016 5:04 PM Features

SWR columnist Paul van der Werf is in Ottawa this week in support of NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau's food waste reduction private members bill. more »

Sep 13, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Manufacturers and recyclers have started getting creative to ensure paper material still has an important role to play in an increasingly digital world. more »

Sep 10, 2016 8:15 AM Features

Yinka Ilori loves to tell a story, though his medium may be a little unorthodox. To weave his tales, he first heads to the streets, finding discarded furniture in dump sites, junk shops and even on the side of the road more »

Sep 8, 2016 4:00 PM Features

Members of the waste and recycling industry have had their ups and downs with mixed waste processing, but has it finally seen the end of its life? more »

Sep 6, 2016 8:13 PM Features

"This job is as sweet as July jam," said Allen Davis, a nine-year employee of the DC Department of Public Works, when asked what he loves about his recycling collections job. more »

Sep 2, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Few states have a greener rep than California, and for good reason. The state has a cap-and-trade program for carbon emissions, solar-energy production exceeding that of all other states combined. more »

Sep 2, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Large-scale murals of some of the animal kingdom’s most recognizable faces peer out from the streets in Eastern Europe from Estonia to Germany, and many other international locations. more »

Sep 2, 2016 12:00 AM News

Across North America, solid waste diversion targets and zero waste plans are popping up all over North America and the city of Toronto is no different. In fact, the city has had waste diversion in its sights for decades. more »

Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Wrapping food in plastic can reduce spoilage, but presents challenges related to waste recovery and recycling. It presents a tough choice for producers between prioritizing food waste or plastic waste, both of which are top-of-mind with consumers. more »

Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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