Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Two environmental services companies named to ethical companies list

    March 6, 2020 by SWR Staff

    PHOENIX, Arizona & HOUSTON, Texas – Two U.S.-based environmental services companies, Waste Management and Republic Services, Inc. have made the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies list published by Ethisphere, a consultancy that helps enterprises ensure ethical operations. 2020 is the

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    Waste Expo 2020 – Rescheduled to August

    February 10, 2020 by Emily Atkins

    Whether you are from the private sector, a small, medium or large public sector waste management company, organics management, or food waste management company, or a manufacturer or supplier from the U.S. or abroad, count on WasteExpo to bring the

  • Effenco wins EDC award for stop-start technology

    December 5, 2019 by SWR Staff

    MONTREAL – Montreal-based Effenco was named an Export Star by EDC during Cleantech Export Week. An innovator in the electrification and connectivity of heavy-duty vehicles (waste collection trucks, terminal tractors, buses, nacelle trucks, delivery trucks and concrete mixers), Effenco has

  • Project STOP wins oil and gas industry award

    November 13, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Vienna, Austria – Project STOP has received the Social Contribution and Local Content Project of the Year Award at the ADIPEC (Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference) Awards 2019. These awards recognize outstanding contributions to the future of the

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    Keeling Curve Prize nominations open

    November 4, 2019 by SWR Staff

    ASPEN, Colo. – The application period is opens for the 2020 Keeling Curve Prize, which awards US$25,000 to each of 10 projects designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or increase their uptake. Each year, this prestigious competition attracts inspiring entries

  • Waste Management tops category in sustainability index

    October 9, 2019 by SWR Staff

    HOUSTON – For the second year in a row, Waste Management has been named the Sector Leader for Commercial Services, at the top of the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for North America and the World. Amid a record

  • Companies win US$100K for paint recycling concepts

    July 10, 2019 by SWR Staff

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — PaintCare announced today the winners of its inaugural Innovative Recycling Grant Competition. Sacramento, California-based Visions Recycling and Englewood, Colorado-based GreenSheen were awarded grants of US$100,000 each to develop their ideas for recycling unused latex paint that is

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    Vale Canada and Terrapure win Environmental Leader Award

    May 17, 2019 by SWR Staff

    SUDBURY, ONT. – Terrapure Environmental and Vale Canada received an Environmental Leader Award for Project of the Year for their new, sustainable option for managing biosolids during winter months, when farmland application is prohibited and storage is complicated. Instead of

  • Sleeman Breweries Canada’s first to achieve 3RCertified gold

    May 8, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Guelph, Ont. – Sleeman Breweries’s Guelph, Ontario, facility is Canada’s first brewery to achieve 3RCertified status. Established in 2012, 3RCertified is a voluntary program originally funded by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks that evaluates how organizations

  • Lowe’s Canada recognized for battery recycling

    May 3, 2019 by SWR Staff

    BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec – Lowe’s Canada has been named a 2018 Leader in Sustainability by Call2Recycle Canada, Canada’s national consumer battery collection and recycling program. The annual Leader in Sustainability Awards recognize organizations for their environmental commitment and collection of the