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People in Waterloo region have embraced using their green bins, with usage more than doubling – up 124 per cent – in the past six months, regional staff say. more

Oct 2, 2017 12:00 AM News

Regina city council will vote on Monday night whether or not the city will switch from weekly garbage pick up to every other week. more

Sep 29, 2017 12:00 AM News

A local coffee chain will start selling its new compostable coffee pods on Friday, but its customers won't be allowed to dispose of them in their green bins. more

Sep 24, 2017 7:20 PM News

Some Sudbury city councillors want to see changes to encourage more recycling and composting. Currently between 40 and 50 per cent of households in the city use a green cart. more

Sep 23, 2017 12:00 AM 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

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

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

A new product that stops garbage from smelling is being tested at the Waterloo landfill. more

Sep 9, 2017 12:00 AM News

Windsor garbage crews are going full tilt picking up waterlogged items left at the curb following last week's flooding, but have barely made a dent as officials investigate using trucks from Detroit. more

Sep 8, 2017 1:28 PM News

The City of Montreal is facing lawsuits totalling more than $12.5 million in connection with old quarries and dumps that property owners worry are contaminating their land and devaluing their investments. more

Aug 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Residents who want to hear more about plans for a landfill site across from the Costco in Waterloo can attend a meeting Tuesday evening. more

Aug 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Whitehorse Firefighters Charitable Society and Raven Recycling have teamed up to divert clothing from the landfill and raise money for local community organizations. more

Aug 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

Food and organic waste made up about a third of Ontario's total waste in 2014, according to a discussion paper prepared by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change. more

Aug 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

Residents living near Winnipeg's Brady Road Landfill may start to notice a stink in the air. more

Aug 3, 2017 12:00 AM News

Cottagers and campers in Manitoba want to get greener — at least according to the demand for recycling bags at a giveaway in the Whiteshell region Saturday. more

Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

Saint John Deputy Mayor Shirley McAlary is calling for bylaw changes that would require the owners of townhouse and condominium developments with more than four units to pay for private garbage collection. more

Jul 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

Montreal is urging citizens to make the annual moving day eco-friendly by recycling instead of just abandoning things they don't want on the curb. more

Jun 27, 2017 12:00 AM News

According to a professor at Simon Fraser University, BC is well poised to become a leader in the emerging low-carbon economy. more

Jun 26, 2017 12:00 AM News

Green bins for compostable waste are now being delivered to homes in southwest Calgary but collection won't start until July. The city plans to deliver about 20,000 carts each week and begin collection the week of July 17 in that quadrant only. more

Jun 12, 2017 12:00 AM News

Gardeners in Thunder Bay, Ont. will be able to take advantage of some free nutrient-rich soil mix to jump-start the early planting season. more

Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM News