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On the beach lies a motorcycle helmet, a mannequin's head, an umbrella handle, and a flip-flop. They didn't fall from a plane or off a ship, and there aren't any civilians living here who could have left them behind. more

Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM , , , News

In months, Vancouver’s largest suburb, Surrey, British Columbia, will be collecting 65,000 metric tons of organic waste a year from 105,000 single-family households and 35,000 multifamily high-rise units. more

Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM News

Instead of throwing expired or blemished food in the garbage, a new Danish supermarket is offering a tasty proposition for how to curb food waste by giving leftover, unwanted food a second shelf life. more

Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM News

Montreal’s Pyrowave has been announced as a finalist for a prestigious GreenTec Award, sometimes referred to as the world’s biggest environmental and business prizes. more

Dec 3, 2016 12:00 AM News

At Hiamedia Inc., environmental sustainability is a priority because “it's the right thing to do.” Skye Little, owner of the Sudbury-based design, print, and sign company, said his personal views on the subject extend to his approach at work. more

Dec 3, 2016 12:00 AM News

On Thursday afternoon, just a handful of bags dotted the natural landscape of grass, twigs and branches, next to Noel Booth Elementary School. That wasn’t the case eight days earlier, when there were no fewer than 120 bags. more

Dec 3, 2016 12:00 AM News

Do you deep fry your turkey, or make a ton of French fries and you’re just not sure how to handle all the leftover oil or kitchen grease drippings? Don’t pour it down the drain, recycle it! more

Dec 2, 2016 12:00 AM News

A group of Greater Victoria kids are doing their part in the community by reducing the amount of plastic that ends up in landfills and oceans. more

Dec 2, 2016 12:00 AM News

Come January, the City of Richmond will begin diverting organic waste it collects at townhouses and condos away from Harvest Power’s beleaguered waste-to-energy composting facility in east Richmond. more

Dec 2, 2016 12:00 AM News

It appears to be easier to dump rotting banana peels in the garbage rather than recycle them. Staff at the Columbia Shuswap Regional District have decided not to continue with a program that allowed people to separate food waste and dispose of it. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

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