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A barge carrying 40 tonnes of plastics, garbage and other marine debris is slowly making its way down the west coast of Vancouver Island on its way to a recycling station in Richmond. more »

Sep 25, 2016 3:30 PM News

When transport trucks hauling garbage along Ontario's highways are inspected, nearly one in three is pulled off the road. more »

Sep 20, 2016 1:00 PM News

The City of Vancouver is trying out new bins that feature garbage, recycling and, in some cases, composting in an effort to help people dispose of their waste in an environmentally friendly way. more »

Aug 29, 2016 6:49 AM Features

Two men who appealed an $844,778 penalty assessed against them in a beverage container recycling scam have learned they will have to dig a little deeper — and pay $27,500 more. more »

Aug 24, 2016 1:36 PM Features

New bins installed in Gay Village, Old Montreal already redirecting 10,000 butts a week from streets, sewers. more »

Jul 21, 2016 8:23 PM Features


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We all have them laying around our homes – old televisions, computers, monitors, stereo systems – taking up space and collecting dust. more »

Jul 14, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Whitehorse mayor Dan Curtis says city staff were out of line this week to suggest city residents can't afford a curbside recycling program. more »

Jul 13, 2016 12:00 AM Features

City waste managers in Whitehorse are advising councillors to reject a $1.2 million plan for curbside recycling, after deeming the program too expensive for residents. more »

Jul 11, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Curbside composting is coming to your neighbourhood, along with a mandatory fee of $6.50 per month. more »

Jun 2, 2016 12:00 AM Features


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Buying a new set of tires or a computer will soon cost a little more in Yukon, after the government approved a raft of new recycling fees on a number of products. more »

May 19, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Restaurants Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Nova Scotia will accept cameras, cellphones and MP3 players for recycling in April. more »

Apr 6, 2016 3:37 PM News

WorkSafeBC's Board of Directors has approved the release of two additional proposed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. more »

Jan 19, 2016 12:00 AM News

Since Earth Day last April, Katelin Leblond and Tara Smith-Arnsdorf of Victoria have motivated themselves and their respective families to reduce waste — by having a very, very small garbage can. more »

Jan 19, 2016 12:00 AM News

From curbside composting to planning for a new e-waste initiative, "2015 was a great year for waste management with the City of Yellowknife," says Peter Houweling, the superintendent of Yellowknife's solid waste facility. more »

Jan 14, 2016 12:00 AM News


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Taking reusable containers everywhere and abstaining from buying things isn't easy, as Jade Cambron learned. more »

Jan 14, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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