Search Results For: Deposit-refund Systems
Source: Daily News | 2013-02-19
Ontario has launched a new recycling initiative designed to capitalize on the success of Canada’s most popular deposit-return system: The Beer Store. Only, there’s no beer for sale here.
Source: Daily News | 2012-12-17
It’s with great sadness that we report the untimely passing of Maureen Reilly who died suddenly in Toronto on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at age 58 years.
Source: Daily News | 2012-10-29
Shell Canada stores across British Columbia (B.C.) have been charging recycling fees on milk containers, but Encorp Pacific, the company that deals with bottle returns and recycling in B.C., confirms milk containers do not have fees attached in...
Source: Daily News | 2012-10-22
The first week of October marked the end of an era for Coca Cola as the company rolled its last deposit-return bottle off an assembly line at the U.S.-based Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Winona, Minnesota.
Source: Print Archives | 2012-08-01
In May 2012, David McRobert published My Municipal Recycling Program Made Me Fat and Sick: How well-intentioned environmentalists teamed up with the soft drink industry to promote obesity and injure workers (CreateSpace — An Amazon.com...
Source: Daily News | 2012-07-30
A new report zeroes in on U.S. companies missing out on more than $11 billion each year as they fail to take post-consumer responsibility for packaging that could be recycled.
Source: Daily News | 2012-07-20
July 1, 2012 had appeared to be “E-Day” for many small British Columbia businesses caught up in combat over environmental regulations. What were previously just residential environmental regulations, expanded overnight to include...
Source: Daily News | 2012-06-25
Cigarette butts are often discarded without thought, but thanks to a unique program that tiny plastic filter could have a new lease on inanimate life as a plastic pallet in a factory.
Source: Print Archives | 2012-06-01
According to the Ontario-based Institute for Beverage Container Landfilling (IBCL), not enough used containers for soft drinks and other beverages are making their way into landfill, despite years of concerted effort by industry stakeholders to...
Source: Daily News | 2012-04-02
According to Boissons Gazeuses Environment (BGE), every year in Quebec, more than 400 million refundable bottles and cans are not put back into the province’s recycling system, despite the fact that Quebec has a deposit-refund system for...