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John-Michael Davis scoops up a plastic container of soil from a blackened patch of earth in a West Bank village in the Palestinian territories. more

Oct 6, 2017 12:00 AM News

A North York recycling plant that employed low-wage temporary job agency workers for years has been ordered to pay $1.33 million in fines and back pay to workers for violating the City of Toronto’s fair wage policy. more

Oct 5, 2017 12:00 AM News

Ontario plans to join the Québec-California carbon market as of January 1, 2018, under a harmonization and integration agreement (linkage agreement) announced on September 22. more

Oct 5, 2017 12:00 AM News

The McNeil government has introduced legislation to create a cap-and-trade system in Nova Scotia, but is not yet providing any information on what impact it might have on emission levels or what it might cost industries. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 AM News

Mr. Pierre Paré, Chairman and President of Machinex Group of companies, is proud to announce the nomination of Mr. Chris Hawn as the CEO of Machinex Technologies Inc., the US division of the group. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 AM News

From coffee grounds, to leftover fettuccine alfredo, to the slimy, brown head of lettuce forgotten at the back of your fridge, the Ontario government is aiming to keep all organic waste away from landfills. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association recognized outstanding individuals and businesses for their commitment and dedication to the growth and sustainability of the plastics industry at its annual Plastics Industry Leadership Awards Dinner. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 AM News

At the Our Ocean Conference 2017 in Malta, Procter & Gamble Co. launched the Fairy Ocean Plastic bottle made completely from post-consumer recycled plastic and ocean plastic. more

Oct 3, 2017 12:00 AM News

The City of Saskatoon wants to crack down on illegal dumpers by raising fines for repeat offenders. more

Oct 3, 2017 12:00 AM News

We have been conditioned to accept that traditional dumpsters are the one and only way to collect waste, especially at high-density sites. more

Oct 3, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) announces the launch of its new online testing platform which allows solid waste industry professionals to take certification exams remotely. more

Oct 2, 2017 12:00 AM News

While it is dragging its feet the European Commission is actually in a position to authorise evaluated processes for food grade plastics recycling, according to trade association, European Plastic Converters (EuPC). more

Oct 2, 2017 12:00 AM News

The governments of Canada and New Brunswick are committed to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Canadians and their families have access to modern, reliable waste management services that meet their needs. more

Oct 2, 2017 12:00 AM News

People in Waterloo region have embraced using their green bins, with usage more than doubling – up 124 per cent – in the past six months, regional staff say. more

Oct 2, 2017 12:00 AM News

Future Healthcare Systems has opened its new $3.5 million medical waste disposal facility, which has the capacity to treat 3 million pounds of regulated medical waste per month. more

Oct 1, 2017 12:00 AM News

Warwick Township Mayor Todd Case says the Environment Ministry has approved a fill rate increase at Waste Management’s Twin Creeks site on Nauvoo Rd. more

Oct 1, 2017 12:00 AM News

It's a new garbage and recycling day ​for the City of Winnipeg. For the first time since 2012, the city will see a change to the contractors collecting household waste starting Monday. more

Oct 1, 2017 12:00 AM News

Environment Secretary Michael Gove says move intended to tackle pollution as more than eight million tonnes of plastic dumped into oceans annually. more

Sep 30, 2017 12:00 AM News

A Dartmouth councillor wants the municipality to consider installing more garbage cans at bus stops and along bike routes and walking trails. more

Sep 30, 2017 12:00 AM News

Regina city council will vote on Monday night whether or not the city will switch from weekly garbage pick up to every other week. more

Sep 29, 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