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The city of Vancouver says it’s working with the private company responsible for recycling pickup to clear the backlog. more

Jan 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

A local residential curbside recycling program will be developed by mid-2018 after city council approved by a 4-3 margin Monday that staff should seek out a deal with a third-party contractor. more

Jan 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

Saskatoon's Colby Kuzma and Alyssa Scheffler have started collecting thousands of plastic shopping bags that they plan to make into sleeping mats for homeless people. more

Jan 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

Halifax's manager of solid waste says residents across the municipality have embraced the clear bag program that was introduced more than a year ago. more

Jan 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

Volunteers with the Ocean Legacy Foundation hauled away about 20 tonnes of Styrofoam, buoys, plastic drink containers and more from Vancouver Island beaches over the spring and summer of 2016. more

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Town of Banff is proposing mandatory use of clear garbage bags for commercial properties in a bid to improve recycling. more

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Labrador Straits Waste Disposal Committee is so fed up with the beyond-full, smouldering dump in Forteau that it's sent an ultimatum to the province: offer up an alternative landfill by Jan 17, or we'll make one. more

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Blue bins could arrive on Medicine Hat curbsides in mid-2018, leaving the owners of private recycling firms wondering about the future of their business. more

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Multi-Material BC, the province's recycling pickup organization, has hired ex-military personnel to get collection back up to speed. more

Jan 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

Officials with the Canadian Wireless Telecommunication Association (CTWA) created the cellphone recycling program called Recycle My Cell in 2009. This is a free program run by the CWTA in conjunction with cellphone carriers and handset manufacturers. more

Jan 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

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