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Lundgren pleaded guilty but argued that there was no value to his shipped restore disks, so there was no harm to anyone’s bottom line. Microsoft disagreed. more

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During the audit, household waste will be collected from a sample of households for the purposes of learning about residential waste composition and how much of it can be, and is, recycled. more

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Plastic

Bill McDonald, Algalita Foundation / Heal The Bay

The plastics consultation, announced on Earth Day, allows users to send comments online or by mail, presents an array of statistics about plastic waste, and poses various questions that users can tackle for a response. more

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RCO

RCO

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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OWMA

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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Veolia

Veolia

Veolia’s new BioTrading website, www.biotrading.co.uk, will be a sales and auction marketplace that connects buyers to the value chain and finds the best deal for their organic resource needs, recycling them into new products or green energy. more

Product Watch

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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Green Cart

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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Saskatoon city council also discussed the fact that these low-grade food-related plastics were also responsible for significant amounts of contamination in the recycling bin. more

Features

The intention of the charter would be to persuade the world's richest and most industrialized countries to adopt strict goals for plastics recycling and waste reduction. more

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GHG

Ontario

The city is working with Union Gas to cut a fuel deal and decide on an appropriate refuelling location. more

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Winnipeg’s waste and water committee is recommending the City enter into an 10-year $8.9-million recycling contract with Canada Fibers Ltd. 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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Nespresso

Recycle BC

The aluminum is repurposed and the coffee grounds are transformed into a high-quality compost used by farms at no additional cost to citizens or municipalities. more

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The new program that begins March 2018 will include an environmental handling fee of $0.25 per kilogram, which will be paid at the point of purchase effective November 1, 2018. 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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Gatineau

City of Gatineau

New 120-litre solid waste bin would be maximum amount of waste allowed curbside as of July 15, 2018. Compostable materials will now be banned in the curbside waste bin, as well as bulky waste and construction residues. more

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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Seats

SWR

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

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