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A fire at the Eastman Recycling plant in Steinbach, Man., Thursday morning caused between $500,000 and $2 million in damage, says the city's fire chief. more

May 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

Just six per cent of what people put out on the curb in Conception Bay South is headed for recycling, and the mayor is hoping people will soon clue in to how easy it is to recycle. more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

It might be a good summer for yard sales around Whitehorse. The city is about to lose yet another facility where people bring unwanted goods — Raven Recycling's "free store" closes on Monday. more

May 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

A new solar panel demonstration site in Saskatoon is one of the province's first power generation co-operatives. Saskatoon Light and Power has partnered with the Saskatchewan Environmental Society and Saskatchewan Polytechnic on the project. more

May 5, 2017 12:00 AM News

First-year welding students from the Georgetown campus of Holland College have been spending a lot of their time getting some hands-on practice in the welding shop lately. The students have been making three wrought iron recycling bins. more

Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

With space running out at the landfill, officials with the City of Iqaluit say they need to move quickly to put its waste management plan into action. more

Apr 11, 2017 12:00 AM News

Feed Nova Scotia is partnering with Sobeys on a new program to help feed the hungry and reduce food waste. more

Apr 10, 2017 12:00 AM News

A proposal to allow construction waste from Quebec to be dumped at a processing facility in Carp has been trashed. more

Apr 8, 2017 12:00 AM News

A city councillor in Maple Ridge, BC is putting forward a proposal to peel the grocery store stickers off fruits and vegetables for good. Maple Ridge Councilor Craig Speirs says the plastic-based stickers are a serious contaminant. more

Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM News

The City of Winnipeg plans to collect more methane at the Brady Road landfill, but has no immediate plans to do anything but flare off the gas. more

Apr 2, 2017 12:00 AM News

An electronics recycling program aimed at keeping old and unused products out of landfills is now available in New Brunswick more

Mar 30, 2017 12:00 AM News

The cost of natural gas is about to go up for much of Ontario. The Ontario Energy Board announced it has approved price increases set to kick in April 1. more

Mar 26, 2017 12:00 AM News

Residents south of Ottawa are upset with revitalized plans to build a dump near Spencerville, Ont., based on environmental assessments approved nearly 20 years ago, according to a township councillor. more

Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Landfill Gas to Energy Project, a partnership with SaskPower, was unveiled Monday morning. The facility collects methane gas produced from decomposing waste at the Fleet Street landfill in Regina and uses it to generate one megawatt of power. more

Mar 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Working with the Guelph Food Waste Research Group at the University of Guelph, Carley Fraser surveyed 22 households about what food they were throwing out and why. more

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

The City of St. John's is hoping to start rolling out robotic garbage collection next year, but one councillor says there are still some kinks to work out. more

Mar 11, 2017 12:00 AM News

You might notice some new garbage trucks in the region this week. That's because Region of Waterloo's new waste management trucks hit the road in the city's and townships as part of a new program that sees garbage collected every other week. more

Mar 9, 2017 12:00 AM News

Saskatchewan mayors and councillors have voted to support the provincial government in its fight against federal carbon pricing. more

Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Alberta government is doling out $60 million from its carbon tax revenues to help bioenergy producers in the province. more

Feb 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

The push to get Reginans to send a lot less garbage to the landfill is moving slower than planned but hasn't been scrapped, a city hall report says. more

Feb 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

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