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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 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

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

A new industrial machine developed in Yukon that separates garbage from compost is embarking on a North American tour. more

Feb 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

More than 100 Winnipeg households are taking advantage of a new compost pickup service run by a non-profit organization in the city with a further 100 households on the waiting list, a project manager says. more

Feb 11, 2017 12:00 AM News

In a report to a city committee Tuesday afternoon, administration said the city wasn't meeting its waste diversion targets. That means the city's landfill is filling up faster than expected. more

Feb 9, 2017 12:00 AM News

Changes are coming to curbside garbage collection in Airdrie, Alta., that will force residents to be more transparent about what they throw away. more

Feb 3, 2017 12:00 AM News

What started out as a fun side project to keep their minds busy over the holidays ended with three Winnipeg university students $10,000 richer. more

Jan 24, 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

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

Special yellow recycling bins are being handed out to Windsor residents who meet the gold standard when it comes to recycling. The Essex Windsor Solid Waste Authority launched a gold-star recycling pilot project this year, rewarding perfect recyclers more

Jan 6, 2017 12:00 AM News

A total of 29 jobs are being eliminated because fewer people are using the dump, the city says, resulting in a significant drop in collected materials and the corresponding revenue from tipping fees. more

Nov 28, 2016 12:00 AM News

Some residents of Peel Region who found their garbage bins still sitting full at the end of their driveways Thursday afternoon wondered why there wasn't a contingency plan in place in case of a private collectors' strike. more

Nov 18, 2016 12:00 AM News

The City of Whitehorse is looking to permanently close its reuse store at the landfill. The "store" occupies a garage at the landfill site. City residents drop off useable items there that might otherwise be thrown out. more

Nov 12, 2016 12:00 AM News

Residents in St. John's are recycling a lot less than they should be, according to one city councillor. more

Nov 3, 2016 12:00 AM News

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