News

RSS

Features

Garbage and recycling pickup for roughly three out of five Winnipeg​ homes will take place on a new day in October, when new contractors begin collecting household waste. more

Sep 10, 2017 8:06 PM News

The city is calling it the "most ambitious environmental rehabilitation project ever undertaken" not just in Montreal, but in an urban area in North America. more

Sep 10, 2017 8:03 PM News

How about Trucky McTruckface? The city of Nanaimo is embarking on a whimsical contest by asking residents to name its two new automated garbage trucks. more

Sep 10, 2017 7:58 PM News

Some Sydney, NS, residents living downwind from a smelly municipal compost facility want it moved outside the community. They now have the local councillor on their side. more

Sep 10, 2017 7:53 PM News

The City of Markham is cracking down on clothing donation 'ghost bins' that funnel used clothes to for-profit companies under the guise of giving to charity. more

Sep 10, 2017 7:51 PM News

The City of Markham is cracking down on clothing donation 'ghost bins' that funnel used clothes to for-profit companies under the guise of giving to charity. more

Sep 10, 2017 7:44 PM News

Calgary is tackling the scourge of cigarette butts with a new awareness campaign, as some areas turn to recycling the persistent litter in order to reduce the impact. more

Sep 10, 2017 7:40 PM News

The Elm Street Landfill Site in Port Colborne was once a place that made people turn away because of awful smells, but now as the Elm St. Naturalization Site is earning praise. more

Sep 10, 2017 7:34 PM News

Electronic waste is a heap of a problem. As technology invades every aspect of our existence, scads of digital detritus—phones, TVs, laptops, servers, refrigerators, you name it—get sloughed off. more

Sep 10, 2017 7:18 PM News

Starbucks is planning to reduce food prices in many of its stores near the end of the day, in a bid to curb wastage. more

Sep 10, 2017 6:29 PM News