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The city may have given up on curbside compost pickup but a non-profit group is busy getting a few apartment blocks and condos composting in a pilot project it hopes will grow throughout the city. more

Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM News

It was dubbed one of Hamilton’s most polluted properties but 350 Wentworth street north is seeing a clean-up of 800 barrels of toxic waste that were hidden inside by a previous owner. more

Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM News

An Ontario waste disposal company is fighting a court order that would require it to relinquish and destroy copies of documents that the federal government says were accidentally released through access to information legislation. more

Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM News

The move by Environment Minister Glen Murray comes after a Star investigation revealed suspicious money transfers, allegations of fraud and wasteful executive spending at the agency, which collects “eco-fees” paid by Ontario drivers. more

Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM , News

The Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority is pleased to announce that we will be launching the new 2016 Short Form Datacall more

Feb 25, 2017 12:00 AM News

A Chinese clean-tech company is setting up a branch plant in Ottawa and has its eyes on Plasco’s displaced talent. more

Feb 25, 2017 12:00 AM News

The 1,500 First Nations peoples who depend on the mercury-contaminated English-Wabigoon River system for food will finally see it cleaned up. more

Feb 25, 2017 12:00 AM News

Jason Neva put in a geothermal system a few years ago, when the provincial government was offering $10,000 to help him with the $23,000 bill for burying the water pipes that harvest heat from the ground in his front yard. more

Feb 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

It isn’t just snow piling up in Ottawa’s Sandy Hill neighbourhood, garbage is as well. Sandy Hill is at the center of a proposed pilot project to get garbage off the curb and out of sight. more

Feb 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

Timmins city council has trashed the idea of the 4 am time restriction for putting garbage bins out on the street. more

Feb 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

Representatives from the waste management divisions of Peterborough City and County, as well as a recycling collector from Progressive Waste Solutions, rolled up to an elementary school with a garbage and recycling truck. more

Feb 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

Edmonton has become the first city which turns all non-compostable and non-recyclable household waste into methanol, ethanol and green chemicals. Europe should take notice, writes Lambert van Nistelrooij. more

Feb 23, 2017 12:00 AM News

British Columbia's Finance Ministry is disputing claims from a Fraser Institute report that says the province's carbon tax is no longer revenue neutral. more

Feb 23, 2017 12:00 AM News

The city has rejected bids from three firms vying for the contract to collect Orillia’s garbage, recycling, green bin and yard waste. more

Feb 23, 2017 12:00 AM News

Standing next to President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid tribute Monday to Canada’s ability to negotiate environmental treaties with the US, such as the … 1991 Air Quality Agreement. more

Feb 23, 2017 12:00 AM News

UBC researcher Jack Saddler marvels at how wood waste can actually make people fly. He's currently part of a project to convert forest residues into jet fuel — a process he believes could redefine air transport in a low-carbon future. more

Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

Workers at a Winnipeg clinic spent their Monday picking up used surgical supplies in a back alley, after several tubes, syringes and testing kits ended up scattered across the ground next to a garbage dumpster. more

Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

Not everybody thinks a curbside collection program for organic waste is a great idea. Even though it is. more

Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

A recent study done by the University of Alberta and the city found that many people aren’t aware how much they’re contributing to the 170,000 tonnes of food Canadians are wasting every year. more

Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

Even after decades of public service announcements, many people still don’t truly understand recycling. Sure, they know they should do it, but the matter of why — or, more importantly, how — is lost on the average consumer. more

Feb 18, 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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