As whoppers go, this is a big one. The plastics lobby wants you to believe that only 7% of plastic shopping bags are thrown away in Montreal: “ZERO WASTE – CLOSE TO IT,” it proudly claims. What a stretch! more

Oct 22, 2016 12:00 AM Columns

The book reviews some of the most interesting eras in the development of the UK private sector waste management industry, in terms of vehicle and equipment innovation. more

Oct 4, 2016 12:00 AM Columns

November conference to explore the importance of competitive markets for Extended Producer Responsibility in Canada. more

Sep 23, 2016 12:00 AM Columns

There is no doubt that some goods are over-packaged and that more can be done to reduce the amount of paper, glass, metal, and plastic packaging that ends up in consumers’ homes. But blaming packaging all the time is only part of the story. more

Sep 14, 2016 12:00 AM Columns

To ban or not to ban, that is the question…. In the case of Montreal, it has decided to place a ban on single-use plastic bags starting in 2018 which I disagree with and you can read why in this post. more

Aug 24, 2016 1:34 PM Columns

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