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As the first-ever United Nations Ocean Conference is in full swing in New York, California’s leadership and action on ocean issues can inspire the world. more

Jun 17, 2017 12:00 AM , News

One Newfoundland city is having such an issue with littered coffee cups strewn all over the streets that officials are now offering to pay people to pick up them up. more

Jun 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

The City of Calgary ran a communications campaign from February 1 to March 31 to educate Calgarians about the proper way to recycle their plastic bags. more

Jun 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

An Edinburgh Napier University student has created a range of tableware made from upcycled eggshells. Martina Zupan, a fourth-year product design student, designed and produced the product called “Colleggtion”. more

Jun 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Penn Waste has announced plans to add technology and capacity to the company’s 35-ton- per-hour (tph) Single Stream recycling system housed in the company’s 96,000-square- foot Manchester, PA Materials Recovery Facility (MRF). more

Jun 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

Saskatoon’s efforts at throwing away less garbage appear to have stalled. In 2016, city residents diverted 21.8 per cent of material, a slight improvement from 21 per cent in 2015, but well below the national average of 36.1 per cent in 2014. more

Jun 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

Just 42% of beverage containers were being recycled in Manitoba back in 2010. At the time, reaching the government-mandated target of 75% seemed far off. But at the end of 2016, Manitoba was recycling 70% of its beverage containers. more

Jun 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

MPP Monte McNaughton has long opposed Ontario’s cap and trade program, which came into effect Jan. 1 this year. more

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

A proposal is in its very initial stage to change how you sort your garbage. City council’s Utilities Committee reviewed the long-term plan Friday, ahead of what will be a presentation of a new business plan for waste management next year. more

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

More than two dozen Winnipeg homes were built on former landfills, city staff revealed Monday. The city monitors methane gas levels at buildings on old dumping sites. more

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

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