Newalta,Tervita merge to form enviro giant

The new joint company will provide waste processing, treating, recycling and disposal services, with 115 operating locations, approximately 2,000 employees and approximately 1,000 customers.



Blue Box program concerns worked out through the transition

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Two new legislative acts for Ontario will have a significant impact on how waste is managed in the province over the short, medium and long term. more

Mar 10, 2018 5:04 PM Features



The city closed the composting facility in October 2017 because of a structural issue with the ceiling panels of the aeration hall, which made worker safety a concern. more

Mar 8, 2018 6:52 AM Features


Sea to Sky Removal

More than half of the construction materials that end up in landfills could be reused or recycled, says S2SR, whose crews hand-sort and hand-load all materials – a process called 'live-loading'. more

Mar 6, 2018 9:57 AM Features



With China’s waste ban already in place and the 0.5 contamination standard taking effect on March 1, SWANA’s Recycling Task Force will develop and support strategies for ensuring the continuation of sustainable recycling programs. more

Mar 6, 2018 6:18 AM Features

In this instance, Aurora Cannabis Inc. is joining forces with Micron Waste Technologies to install its technology at one of Aurora's cultivation facilities. more

Mar 5, 2018 3:16 PM Features

Two case studies presented here represent prime examples of the circular economy. They demonstrate that circular economy programs can divert waste from landfill, support the local economy, and build social capital through support. more

Mar 1, 2018 7:39 AM Features

To the south of the city of Rhodes lies the Bay of Faliraki in the district of Kalithea, a busy tourist resort for holidaymakers worldwide and where the sun shines for ten months of the year. This resort district creates 50 tonnes of waste each day. more

Nov 22, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Leigh Environmental

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Cartaways, Clugston Reclamation, Leigh Environmental, and A.Smith and Sons (Waste Disposal) Ltd. How did these companies develop across the Black Country and where did they go? more

Oct 12, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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In part two of a three-piece series on the Circular Economy, authors Paul van der Werf @allfoodisfood and Peter Hargreave @phargreave discuss the circular economy, its implications, and its end value. more

Sep 1, 2017 12:00 AM , Features

Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian island’s and between the months of May to October is home to many thousands of tourists. Dealing with waste management on the island is a very important task because of the large volumes of waste produced. more

Aug 20, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Meat and fruit sold in supermarkets can be months old, but a bunch of new startups are getting produce to the dinner table faster with less waste more

Aug 18, 2017 12:00 AM Features