Jessica Kirby

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

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

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

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

New Ministry of Labour (MOL) training standards for Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) Certification training will take effect on March 1, 2016 and Ontario companies with 20 or more employees will be impacted. 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

A hydroformed stainless steel truck grab handle manufactured by East Tennessee–based metal fabricator Mills Products Incorporated has won the 2015 Paccar Inventor’s Award. more

Jan 13, 2016 12:00 AM

Somerville, MA-based Triumvirate Environmental is turning medical and pharmaceutical waste into plastic lumber called "BestPlus." more

Jan 11, 2016 12:00 AM

From 2009 to 2012, most recycling markets were rocking — but as consumer trends come and go, so do profits. more

Jan 11, 2016 12:00 AM News

California's biomass energy plants are shutting down as competing, subsidized solar farms emerge, mainly in San Joaquin Valley. more

Jan 11, 2016 12:00 AM Features

It’s easy to describe plastics as the problem child of the Ontario Blue Box. Its generation continues to increase; its volume fills trucks and landfills; its net cost to recycle is more than three times that of paper packaging. more

Dec 23, 2015 12:00 AM Columns

Point One Media Team

Point One Media Inc.

The team at Point One Media, Inc. is excited to take on a brand new venture as publishers of Solid Waste & Recycling magazine. more

Dec 16, 2015 12:00 AM Features

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