Every Tuesday night I come face-to-face with the twin issues of consumption and “sustainable materials management” or the latest buzzword favoured by governments, the “circular economy.” For Tuesday night is Recycling Night. more

Feb 27, 2017 12:00 AM Columns

Rosalind H. Cooper

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Amendments to Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations were made to allow Canada to meet its obligations under the United Nations Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes. more

Feb 21, 2017 2:32 PM Columns

The new USA President’s “American First” policy, commitment to re-negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement and promise to reduce regulations has serious potential to turn the waste management industry in Canada upside down. more

Feb 21, 2017 2:30 PM Columns

The good news is that the reported recovery rates for almost every single material category in Ontario’s Blue Box have improved over the last 13 years. The bad news is that several categories have made little progress and lag way behind the others. more

Feb 21, 2017 2:28 PM Columns

Michael Kavanagh of Ariem received a business plan from a business that was in the Greater Toronto Area. more

Feb 21, 2017 2:19 PM Columns

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