Jessica Kirby

If Canada is going to meet federal government promises to reduce emissions by 50 per cent over 2005 levels by 2030, it is going to take new technology and new thinking to get the job done. more

Feb 21, 2017 12:43 PM Features

There is more to selecting waste collection vehicles than budget—the industry’s day-to-day working requirements are heavy duty and the list of reasons to choose one model over the other is complex. more

Feb 21, 2017 12:32 PM Features

Ryan Hickman of San Juan Capistrano, California was inspired to do something to help while making some cash. The then-three year old decided the recycling business was for him after visiting the local recycling centre with his parents. more

Feb 20, 2017 5:04 PM , Features

Machinex Tricentris


In the wake of a downturn, 2016 was a year of remarkable facility innovations aimed at improving cost savings, productivity, and recovery rates. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Waste & Recycling Expo Canada

Waste & Recycling Expo Canada

Waste & Recycling Expo Canada 2016 saw an overwhelming success at the International Centre in Toronto, with just over 200 exhibitors from Canada, the US, Netherlands, New Orleans, Austria, Northern Ireland, and Belgium. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Canadian Diabetes Association

Canadian Diabetes Association

The whole country is talking about textile diversion. Leveraging the City of Markham’s successful program in this area (among others) the discussion is reaching a growing number of stakeholders. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Jessica Kirby, Editor

Point One Media, Inc.

It is hard to believe a year has passed since we hit the ground running on taking on publication of Solid Waste & Recycling magazine. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Columns

Abbotsford’s NetZero Waste compost facility is bringing environmental stewardship, education, and industry progress full circle with compost facilities, sales, and educational programs. more

Oct 24, 2016 12:00 AM Features

With over five warehouses in the US and a solid customer base in North America, Damon Carson is supporting the circular economy, while paying the bills. The possibilities are endless when materials are brought back to life with repurposing outfits. more

Oct 24, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Jessica Kirby, Editor

Point One Media, Inc.

Since entering this industry a relatively short time ago I have been privy to some discussion and reading about the expansion of the traditional 3Rs to include a more robust, closed-loop economy of waste management. more

Oct 24, 2016 12:00 AM Columns

SWR columnist Paul van der Werf is in Ottawa this week in support of NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau's food waste reduction private members bill. more

Sep 13, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Vancouver-based Brianne Miller is the founder of Canada’s first zero waste market. She believes as long as demand and co-operation between vendors exist,there’s no stopping zero waste grocery stores from becoming the future. more

Aug 15, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Ener-core is bringing environmental and revenue-generating possibilities to waste management with technology that enables low-quality waste gas to generate energy, doing so with negligible NOx emissions, and while fully destroying all emitted VOCs more

Aug 15, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Every industry turns out some amount of waste, which is handled by the waste management system. It is common knowledge that handling industrial waste isn’t an easy task and has to be done with precision and efficiency. more

May 24, 2016 12:00 AM Columns

Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) shares a number of news updates including approvals hazardous waste import / export permit info, member feedback, and more. more

May 17, 2016 12:00 AM News

The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) and Scout Environmental have extended the application deadline for the Grants in Gear funding program. more

May 9, 2016 12:00 AM News

The new SpydIR® and ColorPlus™ optical sorters will launch at IFAT & WasteExpo more

May 9, 2016 12:00 AM Product Watch

The Canadian plastics industry has quietly deleted a couple of the false claims it was making on its bags website. PPEC highlighted the claims in a blog last month. more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM Columns

Earth Day's recognition and growth has marked the world's focus on environmentalism and has proven that every little step toward a greener world is worth the effort. more

Apr 21, 2016 12:00 AM Columns

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

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