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Volunteers with the Ocean Legacy Foundation hauled away about 20 tonnes of Styrofoam, buoys, plastic drink containers and more from Vancouver Island beaches over the spring and summer of 2016. more

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Labrador Straits Waste Disposal Committee is so fed up with the beyond-full, smouldering dump in Forteau that it's sent an ultimatum to the province: offer up an alternative landfill by Jan 17, or we'll make one. more

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Town of Banff is proposing mandatory use of clear garbage bags for commercial properties in a bid to improve recycling. more

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Blue bins could arrive on Medicine Hat curbsides in mid-2018, leaving the owners of private recycling firms wondering about the future of their business. more

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Officials with the Canadian Wireless Telecommunication Association (CTWA) created the cellphone recycling program called Recycle My Cell in 2009. This is a free program run by the CWTA in conjunction with cellphone carriers and handset manufacturers. more

Jan 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

Multi-Material BC, the province's recycling pickup organization, has hired ex-military personnel to get collection back up to speed. more

Jan 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

Nuisance odours courtesy of local restaurants, or any other business, will no longer be tolerated within the city limits. more

Jan 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Food waste is a complex issue that goes well beyond its contribution to climate change through the release of methane from mixing 'organic' waste with 'inorganic' waste in the landfill. more

Jan 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Nanaimo City public works department is challenging residents to work together to divert more waste from the landfill. more

Jan 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Gibsons Recycling Depot (GRD) is cutting back on the materials it accepts in order to “get lean” and reduce the business’s footprint on the Venture Way property that’s now under new ownership. more

Jan 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

The green economy is alive and well on Mitchell Island, thanks in part to Fabio Scaldaferri. The entrepreneurial environmentalist is the CEO and cofounder of Mattress Recycling, a business that has grown significantly since it started in 2008. more

Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

The City of Toronto is supporting clean tech companies and green startups with a new program that makes City resources and infrastructure available for product testing and pilots. more

Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

In a small non-descript warehouse in the central Montreal borough of Hochelaga-Maissoneuve, something unique is happening. The women are creating a food item from a variety of waste products. more

Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

Nelson is reducing the maximum allowable weight for garbage and recycling bags left out for pickup. It’s in the wake of 13 injuries to city garbage collectors since 2012, mostly the result of heavy lifting. more

Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

The global market for biodegradable plastics is anticipated to reach over US $17bn by the end of 2023, according to research. more

Jan 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

If there is a stereotype of the organic farmer it’s that they spend their days wrapped in droopy clothes made of hemp and burlap, becoming one with nature while foraging for chanterelles. Yet the reality of many organic farmers couldn’t be further. more

Jan 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

Raleigh, North Carolina based Bradam Group LLC has completed the acquisition of the assets of Elementa Group Inc. including the company’s Steam Reforming Process which has waste to energy applications. more

Jan 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

Inclement weather impacted curbside collection that was scheduled to take place over the holiday season. more

Jan 14, 2017 12:00 AM News

Santa has left London officials with a post-holiday headache: overwhelmed recycling trucks. more

Jan 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

Civic workers provide some vital services. From fixing and maintaining roads…. to garbage collection and by-law enforcement. And that work will continue uninterrupted now that the inside and outside municipal workers have signed a new contract. more

Jan 13, 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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