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Paul van der Werf

Paul van der Werf

SWR columnist Paul van der Werf is in Ottawa this week in support of NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau's food waste reduction private members bill. more

Sep 13, 2016 12:00 AM Features

The waste and recycling depot is a fixture of Canadian waste management, used for both non-hazardous and hazardous waste streams. They continue to evolve, from a few bins scattered around a muddy yard, to more organized, above grade, built facilities more

Oct 24, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Bill C-231 “The Fight Against Food Waste Act" was defeated on October 4. more

Oct 6, 2016 12:00 AM News

Because of our obsession with source separation, organic waste diversion may soon find itself juxtaposed between a plateau and a wall. more

Aug 15, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Our columnist Paul van der Werf (@2cg_ and @allfoodisfood) is on the Netherlands Waste and Wastewater Themed Trade Mission 23-27 May, 2016. Strong signals sent by the EU and the Dutch government about waste diversion stimulates action and invention. more

May 26, 2016 12:00 AM Columns

Our columnist Paul van der Werf is on a waste management trade mission in the Netherlands 23-27 May, 2016. more

May 26, 2016 12:00 AM News

How do you measure success in a world of multiple threads that don’t have a starting or stopping place? more

May 25, 2016 12:00 AM Columns

Our columnist Paul van der Werf is on the Netherlands Waste and Wastewater Themed Trade Mission, 23-27 May, 2016. more

May 25, 2016 12:00 AM News

Our columnist Paul van der Werf is on the Netherlands Waste and Wastewater Themed Trade Mission (23-27 May 2016). The Dutch think about their waste-a lot. They are often viewed as a land of waste diversion opportunities worth emulating. more

May 25, 2016 12:00 AM Columns

“I think a more effective mechanism is to set up a landfill ban of organic waste. This targets the waste in question, rather than penalizing all waste going to landfill.” more

Nov 18, 2015 10:05 AM Features

Food for thought from our organics columnist, who tracks Metro Vancouver’s version of the “Love Food Hate Waste” program, and a new food exhibit at southwestern Ontario’s Museum London more

Nov 9, 2015 12:00 AM Features

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