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In a warehouse in the western Germany city of Cologne, bottles of deodorant and shower gel plastered with the face of football manager Joachim Loew are stacked all the way up to the ceiling. more

Apr 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

Used and unwanted household batteries are being collected during the week of April 17, on residents’ blue box collection day. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

As of Monday, April 17, Markham residents will have to recycle all of your textiles, which principally include clothes and shoes but also other household items, as the city won't pick them up in curbside collection. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

Enerkem Inc. a world leading waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, announced that its first full-scale commercial facility, located in Edmonton, Alberta, has met all operational milestones set by its senior lender Integrated Asset Management. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

The city announced Monday it will no longer accept plastic bags full of leaf and yard waste effective July 1. Only paper bags or certifiable compostable bags will be accepted as of that date. more

Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

An advisory panel of Japan's Environmental Ministry proposed on Monday that decontaminated soil from Fukushima Prefecture could be used as landfill for the creation of "green areas." more

Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

In 2009, green bins began appearing curbside throughout Kingston as residents started to change their habits and experiment with organic waste recycling. more

Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

Potential plans to construct a facility that would turn organic waste into renewable natural gas came before city council earlier this week. more

Apr 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

On March 22nd, 2017, the Ontario Government held the first quarterly auction for emission allowances under the Cap-and-Trade Program. more

Apr 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Garbage will be picked up from the curb on Friday and Monday of the Easter long weekend, and the first "double garbage days" begin next week. more

Apr 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Cowichan Valley Regional District will learn on April 13 if the Supreme Court of Canada will hear its case against the controversial contaminated soil landfill above Shawnigan Lake. more

Apr 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Town of Coaldale has put off implementation of its new curbside composting program due to delays with procuring wheeled carts, but have decided to use much larger bins when the program does go into effect. more

Apr 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

It was announced in the recent provincial budget milk cartons and jugs would be added to the list of items one could return for a deposit like aluminum cans and bottles. more

Apr 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

Changes to how Abbotsford residents recycle kicked in last week, and one Abbotsford councillor says she has heard complaints from some people about glass and film plastic no longer being accepted curbside. more

Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

First-year welding students from the Georgetown campus of Holland College have been spending a lot of their time getting some hands-on practice in the welding shop lately. The students have been making three wrought iron recycling bins. more

Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Residents of Chilliwack’s 21,200 single family and duplex homes are set to get a new, enhanced compostable (organic) waste collection service that will reduce household garbage and benefit the environment. more

Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Right now, private contractors pick up bulky waste. City council has agreed to let city workers take over that contract to see if they can do a better job with garbage collection. more

Apr 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) released a new report today informing Canadians that their recycling efforts continue to increase the amount of post-consumer plastic packaging being recycled across Canada. more

Apr 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

The construction of a single-stream material recovery facility (MRF) was granted to Machinex after a public bid by the Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (SOCRRA). more

Apr 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

Don’t forget to save the date (October 3) for PPEC’s annual environmental event, this year called “Circular Economy or Spinning Our Wheels?” more

Apr 15, 2017 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

Five laws have taken effect in California in 2016 to further organic waste management and recycling. more

Jan 13, 2016 12:00 AM News

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