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Jennifer Saltman | Vancouver Sun

Metro Vancouver has found a way to recycle material left behind when drinking water is treated at the region’s largest filtration plant. more

Feb 27, 2017 12:00 AM News

Metro Vancouver is looking for “novel” ways to use biosolids, or sewage sludge, as its population grows and produces more waste more

Feb 27, 2017 12:00 AM News

A report that went to Metro Vancouver’s Zero Waste Committee this week shows that overall, in 2015, residents, businesses and industry generated less waste, sent less to landfills and recycled more that in the previous year. more

Jan 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

A research project funded in part by Metro Vancouver has found a way to turn some of the hundreds of thousands of tonnes of wood from the region’s demolished homes into something useful — particleboard. more

Jan 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

Chris Kasper, the CEO of Harvest Power, is appealing the terms of its recently renewed air quality management permit on grounds it contains “unreasonable, arbitrary, vague” requirements and guidelines around odour issues. more

Nov 7, 2016 12:00 AM News

In Canada, almost 200,000 tonnes of food ends up in landfills each year, which accounts for at least $31 billion in lost revenue and about four per cent of the country’s greenhouse gas inventory when it decays. more

Nov 4, 2016 12:00 AM News