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Quebec to get first precious metals recycling plant

Quebec's first precious metals recycling plant is on the way, following an agreement between green technology company NovX21 Inc. and the City of Thetford Mines.
Jul 22, 2014

EVENT: Toronto Waste 2 Fuel Cleantech Conference set for September

Solid Waste and Recycling magazine is proud to present a one-day Waste 2 Fuel Cleantech Conference that explores two fascinating perspectives on fuel, a resource relevant to virtually every company in Canada, if not the world.
Jul 22, 2014

EPA's Pacific Southwest rep to speak at Zero Waste event

Jared Blumenfeld, the Environmental Protection Agency’s [EPA] Pacific Southwest regional administrator, will be one of 10 speakers at the summer 2014 Excel-erate Zero Waste Conference in Orillia.
Jul 15, 2014

Progressive Waste teams with StewardChoice in BC EPR venture

StewardChoice Enterprises Inc. and Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. have announced a collaborative agreement under a proposal to expand producer-funded collection and recycling services for packaging and printed paper in British Columbia.
Jul 14, 2014

Sims closes Canadian e-waste operations, blames policy

Jul 2, 2014

Waste workers celebrate Florida Bill that makes drivers slow down

Waste and recycling workers in Florida can breathe a little easier now that the state has passed legislation aimed at protecting vulnerable curbside workers from being struck by vehicles as they work.
Jun 24, 2014

Oh, rats! Daycare closes doors over compost debacle

Jun 24, 2014

Quebec plastics recycler closes doors, blames contaminated waste stream

Quebec’s biggest post-consumer plastics recycler has ceased operations and asked for bankruptcy protection due to the virtual money pit formed by contaminated waste streams, the company says.  
Jun 19, 2014

Ontario waste-to-energy plant buys UK technology for $36.8 million

Jun 17, 2014

Retailers dropping bag fees after complaints

When it comes to answering that modern moral query at the checkout, “Do you need a bag?” the retailers that first pushed for sustainability in the form of plastic bag fees are again turning to convenience, leaning on the motto that...
Jun 16, 2014

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