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The City of Calgary ran a communications campaign from February 1 to March 31 to educate Calgarians about the proper way to recycle their plastic bags. more

Jun 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

One Newfoundland city is having such an issue with littered coffee cups strewn all over the streets that officials are now offering to pay people to pick up them up. more

Jun 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

As the first-ever United Nations Ocean Conference is in full swing in New York, California’s leadership and action on ocean issues can inspire the world. more

Jun 17, 2017 12:00 AM , News

An Edinburgh Napier University student has created a range of tableware made from upcycled eggshells. Martina Zupan, a fourth-year product design student, designed and produced the product called “Colleggtion”. more

Jun 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Saskatoon’s efforts at throwing away less garbage appear to have stalled. In 2016, city residents diverted 21.8 per cent of material, a slight improvement from 21 per cent in 2015, but well below the national average of 36.1 per cent in 2014. more

Jun 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

Penn Waste has announced plans to add technology and capacity to the company’s 35-ton- per-hour (tph) Single Stream recycling system housed in the company’s 96,000-square- foot Manchester, PA Materials Recovery Facility (MRF). more

Jun 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

Just 42% of beverage containers were being recycled in Manitoba back in 2010. At the time, reaching the government-mandated target of 75% seemed far off. But at the end of 2016, Manitoba was recycling 70% of its beverage containers. more

Jun 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

Victoria Fire Department crews kept a fire at a plant filled with cardboard to be recycled from spreading Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters responded to a structure fire call at Cascades Recovery in the 2800 block of Bridge St. more

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

MPP Monte McNaughton has long opposed Ontario’s cap and trade program, which came into effect Jan. 1 this year. more

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

A proposal is in its very initial stage to change how you sort your garbage. City council’s Utilities Committee reviewed the long-term plan Friday, ahead of what will be a presentation of a new business plan for waste management next year. more

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

More than two dozen Winnipeg homes were built on former landfills, city staff revealed Monday. The city monitors methane gas levels at buildings on old dumping sites. more

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

Recently, the Windsor region’s Chamber of Commerce joined other groups across Ontario to demand the provincial government kill its cap and trade carbon pricing program, due to concerns about its potentially devastating economic impact. more

Jun 13, 2017 12:00 AM , News

Unsightly piles of cigarette butts littering city streets has prompted a Halifax councillor to do something about it. Coun. Tony Mancini has discovered a program adopted by Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver he thinks could work in Halifax. more

Jun 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

Implementing mandatory composting for Saskatoon residents has the greatest opportunity for single-family households to address the city’s landfill woes. more

Jun 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

Imports of e-waste into China will never return to previous levels, according to Dr Steve Wong of Fukutomi Company Ltd, Executive President of the China Scrap Plastics Association. more

Jun 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

One of Edmonton's biggest environmental boasts is now looking unattainable without a major investment in curbside compost collection. more

Jun 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

Green bins for compostable waste are now being delivered to homes in southwest Calgary but collection won't start until July. The city plans to deliver about 20,000 carts each week and begin collection the week of July 17 in that quadrant only. more

Jun 12, 2017 12:00 AM News

Is that coffee cup compostable? Does that lid go in with the soft plastics or the containers? And what about aluminum foil? more

Jun 12, 2017 12:00 AM News

Ontario’s second auction in its cap and trade program aimed at lowering greenhouse gas emissions is taking place today, after the first auction sold out. more

Jun 12, 2017 12:00 AM News

Moving just ahead of collector trucks on residential curbsides, these special inspectors lift up the lids of the blue bins for a visual scan of what’s inside. If they find the bin stacked with materials that doesn’t belong there, they leave it aside. more

Jun 11, 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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