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

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

There is more to selecting waste collection vehicles than budget—the industry’s day-to-day working requirements are heavy duty and the list of reasons to choose one model over the other is complex. more

Feb 21, 2017 12:32 PM Features

Sani-Estrie and Gaz Métro announced in December the first public refuelling station for compressed natural gas (CNG) has been set up in Quebec’s the Eastern Townships, the tenth such installation to join the Blue Road. more

Feb 21, 2017 12:24 PM Features

Seneca's School of Fashion has partnered with leading textile reclamation company, Textile Waste Diversion (TWD), on a research project with the goal of reducing the mounds of unwanted clothing that currently ends up in municipal landfills. more

Feb 20, 2017 5:19 PM Features

LED bulbs last longer and use less energy than other lights and are becoming a popular choice for many uses. Mineral processing engineer Maria Holuszko and her PhD student Amit Kumar have found a way to make LEDs even more environmentally friendly. more

Feb 20, 2017 5:10 PM Features

Are you ready for the best industry education, networking, and inspiration (so you can work smarter)? It’s all happening at WasteExpo 2017 (May 9-11, New Orleans, LA) more

Feb 18, 2017 8:46 AM Features

Fresh Food In Garbage Can To Illustrate Waste

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Right after United States Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency joined together in 2013 to form the US Food Waste Challenge, a pair of companies decided to advance the cause. more

Feb 2, 2017 12:00 AM Features

The study concluded that the presence of compostable foodservice packaging can lead to higher organics diversion rates and lower contamination rates with enough consumer education and outreach more

Jan 31, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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