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RCO says the co-op aims to fight against the fact that the non-residential sector loses more than 70% of food waste to disposal. The council aims to establish a host site for the co-op by spring 2018 and be operational by early summer. more

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Shane Buckingham

All drivers and guests are invited to network while enjoying appetizers and refreshments on Friday evening the day before the competition. more

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To date, more than 600 computers, laptops and monitors have been donated to 30 organizations across Canada as part of Shell Canada's million-dollar pledge last year. more

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The report shows that the municipal solid waste market may reach $222.8 billion by 2023, with a compound annual growth rate of 6.1% during the forecast period. more

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City of Red Deer

City Council approved raising Red Deer utility bills by $1 million in 2018 (a spike of $1 a month per household) for the purchase of green carts and curbside pickup of organic waste. more

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GBCI Canada/Cintas

The distribution centre is diverting 93.59% of its waste from landfill, and is one of five Cintas facilities so far to achieve TRUE Gold certification in North America, with more planned in the near future. more

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“Automated garbage will allow us to improve the efficiency and safety of staff while also reducing the amount of litter on our streets,” said Councillor Ian Froude, lead of Public Works. more

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Guelph

City of Guelph

The City of Guelph has been paying $93 per tonne to process recyclables through a contract with Simcoe County. That contract is now expected to be over. more

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BC

BC

Project will greatly improve the Regional District’s environmental impact by managing organics at the Bamfield Transfer Station and by diverting organics from their two landfills and reducing greenhouse gases. more

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SWR

Deconstruction allows the materials to be repurposed to make items such as tote bags, backpacks and reusable steel. more

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Scandinavian Enviro Systems

While a precise location has yet to be revealed, the agreement is valid for a period of 18 months and applies to the prospect of a recycling plant that processes 30,000 tonnes of end-of-life tires per year. more

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The new joint company will provide waste processing, treating, recycling and disposal services, with 115 operating locations, approximately 2,000 employees and approximately 1,000 customers. more

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General Motors of Canada is proposing to build a renewable energy project at its St. Catharines Propulsion Plant in Ontario, a first of its kind endeavour for the automaker which it estimates will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 77 per cent. more

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A change in policy halfway around the world means plastic bags that are supposed to be recycled — according to Nova Scotia law — could end up in a landfill. more

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When the presents are unwrapped, the toys are beeping away, and the leftovers stacked in the refrigerator, it's time to make sure all your holiday debris ends up in the correct spot. more

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Don’t be surprised to see someone rummaging through your blue bin after it’s put out to the curb for collection. And it won’t be the guy who usually goes down your street, rifling bins for bottles that can be returned for a deposit. more

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The Philippines said on Nov. 23 Canada should retrieve their containerized vans loaded with the "unbearable stench" of festering garbage. more

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Now here’s something that may give you indigestion: $31 billion of food is trashed in Canada every year, and tons of that food waste happens over the holiday season. more

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The holidays are quickly approaching and the frenzy to get the hottest toy of the season has begun. more

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The Federal Government's Ministry of Infrastructure and Communities has announced funding for environmental initiatives in 72 communities across the country, and Lethbridge is one of them more

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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

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

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