General Motors of Canada is proposing to build a renewable energy project at its St. Catharines Propulsion Plant in Ontario, a first of its kind endeavour for the automaker which it estimates will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 77 per cent. more

Dec 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Philippines said on Nov. 23 Canada should retrieve their containerized vans loaded with the "unbearable stench" of festering garbage. more

Dec 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

Don’t be surprised to see someone rummaging through your blue bin after it’s put out to the curb for collection. And it won’t be the guy who usually goes down your street, rifling bins for bottles that can be returned for a deposit. more

Dec 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

A change in policy halfway around the world means plastic bags that are supposed to be recycled — according to Nova Scotia law — could end up in a landfill. more

Dec 14, 2017 12:00 AM , News

When the presents are unwrapped, the toys are beeping away, and the leftovers stacked in the refrigerator, it's time to make sure all your holiday debris ends up in the correct spot. more

Dec 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

The holidays are quickly approaching and the frenzy to get the hottest toy of the season has begun. more

Dec 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Federal Government's Ministry of Infrastructure and Communities has announced funding for environmental initiatives in 72 communities across the country, and Lethbridge is one of them more

Dec 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

Amid the pear orchards and wineries of southern Oregon, more than 90 per cent of residents dutifully dump discarded junk mail, unwanted phone books and old magazines into specially marked gray and red recycling bins. more

Dec 13, 2017 12:00 AM , News

Now here’s something that may give you indigestion: $31 billion of food is trashed in Canada every year, and tons of that food waste happens over the holiday season. more

Dec 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

Water finds its own level. Nature abhors a vacuum. There are any number of sayings that explain the way the world settles out. more

Dec 12, 2017 12:00 AM News