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Some rural residents in Saskatchewan are upset since the Ministry of Environment put the brakes on a program that used to clean up tires on private property and farmland. more

Nov 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

A St. John's salon is doing its part to keep waste out of the landfill by recycling human hair and other materials that used to get thrown in the trash. more

Nov 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Kenya has a waste management problem, especially in the country’s capital of Nairobi. As of 2016, Nairobi was producing around 2,400 tons of waste every day but only 38 percent of that trash was collected and less than 10 percent was recycled. more

Nov 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

The amount of garbage collected on Mount Fuji increased 40 per cent in 2017 compared to the previous year, coinciding with the rising footfall on one of Japan's most famous tourist sights. more

Nov 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Unconfirmed rumors that the MEP was going to loosen its contamination standards have been circulating both in the US and China this week, and these filings with the WTO confirm that. more

Nov 18, 2017 12:00 AM , News

Enerkem is receiving $3.5 million from the federal government for the final phase of its municipal waste-to-biofuel facility in Edmonton. more

Nov 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

If you see someone rifling through your compost bin, it may be a city employee. The City of Calgary is sending staff to people's homes to check that they're composting according to the rules. more

Nov 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Recycling companies are honing processes to extract metals from old batteries more cheaply and efficiently so they can capitalize on an expected shortfall in materials such as cobalt and lithium when sales of electric cars take off. more

Nov 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Human rights students and their professor are asking the City of Fredericton to pick up recycling at apartment buildings. more

Nov 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

Twenty-eight communities in southwest New Brunswick will soon be swapping their recycling depots for a "more environmentally friendly, cost-effective" curbside system, the chair of the Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission said on Tuesday. more

Nov 17, 2017 12:00 AM News