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'Management was reporting things to council that were frankly not true and that's infuriating,' mayor says. more »

Sep 27, 2016 9:02 PM News

Sheilagh O'Leary puts forth motion for council to join lobby efforts in provincial plastic bag ban more »

Sep 27, 2016 8:46 PM News

Many millennials engage in 'convenience recycling,' Multi-Materials B.C. study finds more »

Sep 27, 2016 8:36 PM News

The number of complaints about foul smells from a Richmond composting plant has increased in recent months, even as the facility’s owners have been in talks over a new permit that hinges on air-quality concerns. more »

Sep 26, 2016 4:30 PM News

Organics recycling is a “home run for the environment” and a national conference scheduled for Niagara Falls will outline why. more »

Sep 26, 2016 1:50 PM News

Residents in the Terrace area will benefit from improved waste management through upgrades to the Forceman Ridge Solid Waste Management Facility and the Thornhill Transfer Station. more »

Sep 26, 2016 11:00 AM News

The city wants business owners to butt out cigarette litter around their shops. New rules requiring business owners to pick up cigarette butts outside their establishments took a step closer to reality Wednesday. more »

Sep 25, 2016 5:40 PM News

A barge carrying 40 tonnes of plastics, garbage and other marine debris is slowly making its way down the west coast of Vancouver Island on its way to a recycling station in Richmond. more »

Sep 25, 2016 3:30 PM News

Montreal-based Enerkem Inc., a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, has announced its CEO Vincent Chornet has been named in the prestigious 2017 Clean16 awards more »

Sep 25, 2016 1:00 PM News

High solids organic waste recycling system is called HORSE for short. The idea is to feed HORSE food waste and in about 30 days it will produce renewable energy and fertilizer more »

Sep 25, 2016 11:35 AM News

Canada’s landfills have been reaching capacity for many years now and finding new places to bury garbage can be quite difficult. Luckily we have been trying to pass measures to reduce how much we throw out. more »

Sep 25, 2016 8:15 AM News

Jackman Avenue Junior Public School has told parents that juice boxes are no longer allowed. It's a move that will reduce sugar consumption too. more »

Sep 24, 2016 5:40 PM News

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) says it distributed four awards and three honorable mentions Sept. 20 to companies that have made substantial contributions to recycling more »

Sep 24, 2016 3:00 PM News

MARS DRINKS, a 100 percent workplace focused division of Mars, Incorporated, revealed a fresh new look and a more sustainable design for its single-serve packaging – called Freshpacks – with a 31 percent carbon footprint reduction more »

Sep 24, 2016 12:30 PM News

A pair of uniquely named plastic recycling companies are receiving funding from an affiliate of the Closed Loop Fund to pursue emerging film plastic recycling projects more »

Sep 24, 2016 10:05 AM News

San José recently addressed the issue of illegal dumping using human behavior to bolster public outreach. more »

Sep 24, 2016 8:00 AM News

Port Colborne’s Lockview Park has been long underused, but is on its way to benefiting the community. Based on the success of Port Cares community garden, Sarah Lacharity of Raw Materials Company Inc. is proposing another community garden. more »

Sep 23, 2016 12:00 AM News

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation says Ontario’s promised tax break on hydro bills will do little to put more money in your pocket. more »

Sep 23, 2016 12:00 AM News

It's not quite ready yet but when it’s in full operation, this large structure will be the centre for compost at the Kitimat-Stikine regional district’s Forceman Ridge landfill facility. more »

Sep 23, 2016 12:00 AM News

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

Jan 13, 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

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