Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Dairy methane project will pay farmers

    December 12, 2019 by SWR Staff

    RICHMOND, Va. – Dominion Energy and Vanguard Renewables have announced a more than US$200 million strategic partnership to convert methane from U.S. dairy farms into clean, renewable natural gas (RNG) that can heat homes, power businesses and fuel vehicles. Multiple

  • Built In

    November 25, 2019 by Iain Milnes

    New high-rise puts food recycling on site

  • Waterless mobile odor control

    June 28, 2019 by SWR Staff

    PEORIA, Illinois – The OdorBoss Fusion from BossTek is a new, autonomous mobile system that uses no water to reduce site odors from soil remediation, landfills, food processing, composting facilities, wastewater operations and other large-scale applications. Unlike conventional water-based odor

  • News Organics

    Vancouver opens temporary green waste station

    June 20, 2019 by SWR Staff

    VANCOUVER – As part of the City’s efforts to eradicate the Japanese beetle, an invasive and destructive pest that feeds on the flowers, fruit and leaves of over 300 species of plants, a temporary transfer station has been opened in

  • Blog Organics

    Organics and the China ban on recyclables

    April 30, 2019 by Jenny Johnson

    Will organic food waste management be impacted by mandatory recycling rates and the China ban on recyclables?

  • Edmonton’s anaerobic digestion facility wins environmental award

    April 24, 2019 by SWR Staff

    EDMONTON – One of Maple Reinders’ most recent construction projects, a High Solids Anaerobic Digestion Facility (HSADF) being built for the city of Edmonton, has been recognized with the Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) 2018 Environmental Achievement Award. Maple Reinders is

  • News Organics

    Cannabis waste a growing problem

    April 12, 2019 by SWR Staff

    VANCOUVER – Micron Waste Technologies Inc. president and CEO Alfred Wong will address issues surrounding cannabis waste management during a presentation at the O’Cannabiz Toronto conference later this month. Wong’s speech, titled “Cannabis Waste: Solutions to a Growing Problem”, will

  • News Organics

    Micron commercializing organics digester

    April 9, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Vancouver, British Columbia – Micron Waste Technologies Inc. has expanded its collaboration with  BC Research Inc. (BCRI) to facilitate rapid commercialization of the company’s second-generation food waste processing system. The new Organivore 2.0, designed for on-site waste processing for commercial

  • Walnut farm recognized for sustainable waste management

    April 4, 2019 by SWR Staff

    ENGLEWOOD, Colorado – Dixon Ridge Farms was won the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA), the state of California’s highest environmental honour. The organic walnut farm and processing operation’s use of SynTech’s BioMax technology was a key consideration in GEELA’s assessment

  • Dumpster monitoring technology chosen to reduce organics contamination

    November 13, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. – The Alameda County Waste Management Authority ( has been awarded a $263,000 grant by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to work with Livermore Sanitation, Inc. (LSI) and use Compology’s automated, camera-based dumpster monitoring technology