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CALL FOR PAPERS: 2014 Canadian Waste-to-Resource Conference

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-08
With a new name, date and location, the fifth Annual Canadian Waste-to-Resource Conference (formerly known as the Canadian Waste Sector Symposium) will provide a forum for presentations about North America's waste and resource sectors.

VIDEOS: City of London builds waste video catalogue

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-08
The City of London has quietly built itself up a collection of nearly 30 YouTube videos that explore waste and sustainability in the southwestern Ontario city.

Saskatchewan adds antifreeze to recyclables list

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-01
Saskatchewan has added antifreeze to the list of recyclable petroleum products managed by the Saskatchewan Association for Resource Recovery Corp.

International packaging study finds EPR best practices

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-01
A new study of 11 international extended producer responsibility (EPR) programs for packaging has identified a series of emerging global best practices for packaging EPR, shedding light on ways to both optimize and harmonize solutions...

Shur-Co acquires Ontario tarp maker's assets

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-01
South Dakota-based containment system maker Shur-Co LLC is expanding its cover systems and solutions for the transportation industry with an asset acquisition of Roll-Tite.

Edmonton launches waste art fundraiser

Source: Daily News | 2014-03-25
Re-Beauty is a silent auction fundraiser designed to build waste awareness in Edmonton.

Orillia hosts zero waste conference at Lakehead

Source: Daily News | 2014-03-24
In summer 2014, a unique Zero Waste Conference will be held in Orillia, Ontario to look at accelerated waste solutions and share a number of successful waste diversion strategies. 

RCBC '14 selects Australia's Acaroglu as keynote

Source: Daily News | 2014-03-18
Australian sustainability expert Leyla Acaroglu has been chosen as the Keynote Speaker for the 40th anniversary edition of the 2014 RCBC Conference.

BC backlash as MMBC rolls out

Source: Daily News | 2014-03-18
The logic seems simple enough: make companies — not taxpayers — pay the cost of recycling their own products. But the details of British Columbia’s (B.C.) new extended producer responsibility (EPR) system are creating a...

STUDY: Plastic packaging beats alternatives for energy use, emissions

Source: Daily News | 2014-03-04
Six major categories of plastic packaging help to significantly reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions compared to packaging alternatives, a new study has found.